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Island University to Hold Workshop Series on Online Course Design

July 07, 2015

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CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi will offer workshops to earn a “Certificate of Professional Development in Best Practices for Online Course Design” this summer. A four-day workshop series with face-to-face instruction will be held from Monday, Aug. 10, through Thursday, Aug. 13, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Corpus Christi Hall, room 113.

The series is designed for college faculty and instructors, K-12 teachers, professional trainers, and others who want to learn how to design and develop online instruction and integrate technologies in their courses. Workshop learning activities are based on real-world processes and products that participants can apply immediately.

With these workshops, participants will be able to learn how to create engaging, interactive, student-centered online instruction, design and develop high-quality online courses, follow accessibility and copyright laws when designing an online course, and evaluate online courses for quality design and delivery.

The staff of the Office of Distance Education and Learning Technologies at Texas A&M-Corpus Christi will lead workshop sessions. All instruction is based on extensive research and experience.

The program, which consists of 45 hours of continuing education credits, is open to the public. For more information on the workshops, costs, and other delivery options, go to http://outreach.tamucc.edu/elearning/Online_Course_Design.html; email continuing.education@tamucc.edu; or call 361.825.5751.