CETL TECH Certificate

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TECH Certificate

CETL T.E.C.H. Program

Certificate Overview

In order to maximize use of the online learning environment, you need to be proficient in online teaching tools. Faculty teaching online or hybrid courses are encouraged to become a CETL Technology Enhanced Certificate Holder (T.E.C.H.). Faculty can earn the T.E.C.H. designation by completing at least six (6) CETL workshops--3 required core workshops, and 3 elective workshops. T.E.C.H. faculty can also request the Canvas Course Template to help with the design of their F2F, hybrid, or online course(s).

Required Core Workshops

Three core workshops focus on essential instructor skills in the Canvas learning management system .
Complete the following three workshops:
  1. Getting Started with Canvas
  2. Canvas Gradebook & SpeedGrader
  3. Online Activities and Assignments (Fully Online Workshop)

Elective Workshops

Dive deeper into specific tools and techniques with the following elective workshops.
Complete at least three elective workshops:
  1. Leveraging Multimedia
  2. Online Quizzes and Exams
  3. Flip a Lecture
  4. Live! with Your Students Online

Workshop Descriptions

Getting Started with Canvas

Getting Started with Canvas

In this introductory workshop you will learn the easy steps to help you get started and using Canvas. Bring your course syllabus to start organizing your actual Canvas course. We will even create your first course assignment!

Workshop Duration: 1.5 Hours

 

Canvas Gradebook & SpeedGrader

Canvas Gradebook

Now that your Canvas course features a variety of assignments and activities, configure the gradebook to provide students up to date information on their progress in the course. Learn to organize assignments into groups, set percentage weights, add extra credit, and activate drop lowest score. See SpeedGrader in action as you practice efficient grading workflows, providing students timely feedback. Learn to view the gradebook in a variety of ways to gather the information needed to answer student questions and track the progress of students.

The Getting Started with Canvas workshop is a prerequisite to this workshop. Please ensure you have taken that workshop prior to registering for this one.

Workshop Duration: 1.5 Hours

 

Online Activities and Assignments

Online Activities and Assignments

Are you thinking of changing up the assignments and activities in your course? Learn how to incorporate additional Canvas tools into your course in our fully online workshop course. In addition to the Assignment tool, you will explore Survey Quizzes, Discussions, Rubrics, Roll Call Attendance, Scheduler, and Prerequisites and Requirements.

The Getting Started with Canvas workshop is a prerequisite for this workshop. Once you have successfully completed that workshop you will be enrolled into the Self-Paced Workshop course in Canvas. Details for completing the Self-Paced Workshop course are in Canvas when you enroll.

Workshop Duration: Self-Paced Online (estimated 1.5 hours)

 

Leveraging Multimedia

Leveraging Multimedia

Is your course page cluttered with lots of video and web links? Or, are you hoping to include more videos and online content to supplement your course? Whether you already have a lot of content, or need help finding more, this workshop is for you. Come learn how you can embed videos into your course from YouTube, Merlot or our own Library database. We will cover how students can easily access this multimedia content in your Canvas course.

Workshop Duration: 1.5 Hours

 

 

Online Quizzes and Exams

Online Quizzes And Exams

The use of frequent low stakes quizzes allows students an opportunity to practice and assess their knowledge and skills throughout a course. By setting up online quizzes in Canvas, you will not only save valuable class time, but can set quizzes to be self-graded to save YOU time. Workshop topics include question types, quiz feedback options, writing questions, question layouts and shuffling, as well as how to address testing accommodations in an online quiz.

Workshop Duration: 1.5 Hours

 

Flip a Lecture

Flip a Lecture

Have you been curious about flipping your classroom? Generally, a flipped classroom is where students read or view the lecture content at home, then come to class ready to do the "homework" such as group work, problem solving, case studies, etc. In this workshop, we will cover the basics so that you can flip a lecture. The workshop includes how to use Camtasia to create lecture content for your students as well as flipping best practices.

Workshop Duration: 1.5 Hours

Workshop Materials:

PowerPoint Slideshow for Practice

 

LIVE! with Your Students Online

LIVE! with Your Students Online

Are you looking for additional ways to interact with your students in and out of class? In this workshop, learn how to utilize an online meeting room (via Zoom) to supplement your course. Hold supplemental office hours from your home or office or hold a remote study session the night before the midterm.

The Getting Started with Canvas workshop is a prerequisite for this workshop. Please ensure you have taken that workshop prior to RSVP'ing for this one.

Workshop Duration: 1.5 Hours

 

Workshops & Events

Certificates, Transcripts, & Course Template

Have you completed all the workshops? Need to request your certificate or transcripts? 

Complete the CETL Faculty Development Transcript request form. 

Have you completed the core workshops? Request access to the Canvas Course Template. 

Complete the Course Template request form.