Teaching and Learning Program

The Teaching and Learning Program is designed to ensure that attainment of the knowledge, skills, strategies and best practices to develop courses designed to help learners succeed. Complete each of the three requisite self-paced and interactive courses to achieve a program certificate.

PROGRAM DESIGN

Developing Course Materials with Brightspace Learning Environment Building Assessments & Grading Learners with Brightspace Learning Environment Communication & Engagement with Brightspace Learning Environment
Duration: 12-18 hours Duration: 15-21 hours Duration: 9-12 hours
  • Identify areas of your course that you will modify
  • Build widgets and sections
  • Use Brightspace tools to bring your existing materials into a Learning Environment course
  • Play with different tools to build new content in a course
  • Develop strategies for editing, organizing, and tracking content
  • Evaluate different tools and features that help to personalize learning
  • Build a grade book with settings and grade items that support your course assessment goals
  • Build a variety of assessment activities in Learning Environment
  • Determine effective workflows for grading assessments
  • Use assessment statistics to enhance your course and support your learners
  • Use strategies to personalize your assessments to support a variety of learner needs
  • Explore strategies for course-wide communication
  • Use communication tools and strategies to enhance collaboration and engagement
  • Support learner success in Brightspace using several tools and features

AUDIENCE

This course has been designed to benefit and appeal to both beginners and experienced Brightspace users.

Beginners: This course will guide you through the basics of setting up your course content. This course will walk you through key workflows needed to set up, build, and manage your course. Once you have completed the course requirements, you will receive a completion certificate.

Experienced: This course will validate your knowledge of how to set up Brightspace courses with a completion certificate. It will also provide experienced users with up-to-date information that reflects key changes to Brightspace Learning Environment.

Developing Course Materials with Brightspace Learning Environment Agenda

MODULE 1: SETTING UP YOUR COURSE

This module covers the workflows often used to set up a course. You will create sections, widgets, and learn how to update course offering information.

MODULE 2: WORKING WITH EXISTING CONTENT

This module explores how to import existing materials into your course. In addition, this module showcases different content tools and workflows that are helpful when working with content you’ve already created!

MODULE 3: BUILDING NEW CONTENT

This module demonstrates how to build new content with Learning Environment. You will build new content with the HTML editor, create and apply release conditions, and learn strategies to make your course accessible.

MODULE 4: ONGOING CONTENT MANAGEMENT

This module gives you strategies to keep your course materials updated. You will edit content, interpret content statistics, and set up completion tracking.

MODULE 5: PERSONALIZING CONTENT

This module is focused on creating content that connects with all your learners. You will learn how to create learning paths with release conditions, use awards to increase learner motivation, and work the groups tool to encourage collaboration.

Building Assessments and Grading Learners with Brightspace Learning Environment Agenda

MODULE 1: SETTING UP YOUR GRADEBOOK

This module covers the workflows used at the beginning of a course to set up your grade book. This module shares tips on how to make decisions related to grade book settings.

MODULE 2: BUILDING ASSESSMENTS

This module includes workflows for all assessment tools. You will build assessments questions, create an assignment folder and rubric, and build a quiz. You will also learn about use cases for surveys and self-assessments.

MODULE 3: GRADING ASSESSMENTS

This module provides you with different workflows for grading assessment items. You will also learn how to interpret assessment tool statistics and make adjustments to your assessment activities.

MODULE 4: PERSONALIZING ASSESSMENTS

This module is focused on creating assessments that connect with all your learners. You will learn how to create learning paths with release conditions, use awards to increase learner motivation, and set up special access to quizzes and assignments.

Communication and Engagement with Brightspace Learning Environment Agenda

MODULE 1: COURSE-WIDE COMMUNICATION

This module covers the workflows used throughout a course to communicate with all your learners at once. This module shares tips on how build engaging announcements, set up calendar events, and use both the FAQ and Glossary tools to support your learners.

MODULE 2: COLLABORATION AND ENGAGEMENT

This module includes workflows for using discussions and groups. You will also learn strategies to increase engagement using replace strings, release conditions, and awards.

MODULE 3: COMMUNICATING FOR LEARNER SUCCESS

This module includes workflows using intelligent agents and groups to help your learners stay on track. You will build intelligent agents with release conditions, and build groups that support a variety of learner needs. You will also learn about User Progress tool and how it can help you guide your learners to success.

Select Your Session

Select Dates/Schedule Delivery Method Seats Remaining Price
Express - November 4, 2019 Start FINAL 2019 SESSION:
Developing Course Materials: November 4 - 22 2019
Assessment & Grading: September November 4 - 22 2019
Communication & Engagement: November 4 - 22 2019
Online - Moderated $USD1,500.00