Brightspace Professional Development: Teaching Online Certificate Course

  • IUP is partnering with Clarion, Edinboro, Bloomsburg, and California universities to offer the Teaching Online Certificate Course.

    Brightspace Faculty Professional Development Opportunity

    The Teaching Online Certificate Course has been updated. Sessions dates will be announced when they are available. 

    The TOCC will now be offered five to six times during the year instead of just three. The TOCC will now be three weeks in duration. Benefits for attendees inbclude:

    • Proceed at their own pace
    • Addition of Knowledge Checks for self-assessment
    • Modules released when Meets Expectation for Previous Modules is achieved

    This online course provides instructors with a student’s perspective, guidance on designing an online course, and instructions for using the various D2L Brightspace tools. The Teaching Online Certificate Course, which is Quality Matters certified, provides a foundation in:

    • Creating an effective online course
    • Designing and developing an online course (including design, learning outcomes, instructional strategies)
    • Building community and fostering communication/collaboration
    • Assessment tools in D2L Brightspace and alternative assessment methods (including feedback and rubrics)
    • Managing and accessing the online course

    Participation in this course is strictly voluntary.