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 environment, you need to be proficient in online technology 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 a Moodle 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 Moodle learning management system .
Complete the following three workshops:
  1. Getting Started with Moodle
  2. Online Activities and Assignments
  3. Moodle Gradebook

Elective Workshops

Dive deeper into specific tools and techniques with the following elective workshops.
Complete at least three elective workshops:
  1. Leveraging Multimedia
  2. Moodle Quiz Building
  3. Live with Your Students Online
  4. Flip a Lecture
  5. Peer Instructions & Clickers
  6. Academic Integrity

Workshop Descriptions

Peer Instruction & Clickers

Peer Instruction

Are you interested in incorporating clickers in your classroom? This workshop will discuss how to incorporate peer instruction with clickers to engage your students and get them interacting with each other and your content.

Workshop Duration: 1 Hour 15 Minutes

Getting Started with Moodle

Getting Started with Moodle

In this introductory workshop you will learn 10 steps to get you started using Moodle. Bring your course syllabus (e-copy and hard-copy) and start organizing your actual Moodle course. We will even create your first course assignment!

Workshop Duration: 1 Hour 15 Minutes

Moodle Gradebook

Moodle Gradebook

Now that you are using Moodle to organize and grade your assignments, how do students know how they are doing in your course? In this workshop, we will cover how to organize your gradebook with categories, and the ideal aggregation types to use in the Moodle gradebook. We’ll also cover extra credit, dropping the lowest score, and displaying letter grades.

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

Workshop Duration: 1 Hour

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 Moodle course.

Workshop Duration: 1 Hour

 

Online Quizzes and Exams

Moodle Quiz Building

The use of frequent low stakes quizzes allows students the opportunity to practice and assess their knowledge and skills throughout a course. By setting up online quizzes in Moodle, you will not only save class time, but can set quizzes to be self-graded to save YOU time. Come learn the new process for creating and managing quizzes in Moodle version 3.2 launching this Fall 2017. Workshop topics include Moodle question types, quiz feedback options, how to import questions, question layouts and shuffling, as well as how to address testing accommodations in an online quiz.

Workshop Duration: 1 Hour

Online Activities and Assignments

Online Activities and Assignments

Are you thinking of changing up the assignments in your course? Come learn how to incorporate additional Moodle activities into your course. In addition to the Moodle Assignment, we will cover how you can use the Glossary, Choice, and Feedback activities and introduce you to the Moodle Wiki.

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

Workshop Duration: 1 Hour

Ensuring Academic Integrity with Turnitin

Ensuring Academic Integrity with Turnitin

Turnitin is great for catching a plagiarized submission, but what can be done to prevent or discourage plagiarism before it happens? Learn how to use Turnitin inside Moodle and how it fits within a proactive strategy that can help to ensure academic integrity.

Workshop Duration: 1 Hour

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.

This workshop requires an RSVP. No walk-ins are allowed as you are required to do some pre-work prior to this workshop--just like a flipped lecture would! A follow up email with confirmation of your RSVP will provide additional instructions.

Workshop Duration: 1 Hour 15 Minutes

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 you will learn how to utilize online chat rooms and an online meeting room (via Zoom) to supplement your course. Hold supplemental office hours from your home or office. Start a chat session the night before the midterm.

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

Workshop Duration: 1 Hour

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 Moodle Course Template. 

Complete the Course Template request form.