Workshops, Training, and Course Development
Workshops and training are presented by Instructional Design Services, Academic Technology, and other instructors from within the Lane community. Workshops and training are short, informative, hands-on sessions covering various technologies as they relate to instruction. Course development is an in-depth exploration of the course planning, building, and launching process.
Instructional Design Services can offer group or departmental training based on your needs or on existing workshops. Contact us to discuss your ideas. firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are interested in a workshop but unable to attend you can email us at email@example.com. We may have an online (asynchronous) version of the workshop or be able to schedule a one-on-one meeting with one of our IDs.
(Click on the plus sign for information on individual events. Check the calendar to see the current schedule or contact IDServices@lanecc.edu)
Workshops, Training & Course Development
Offered by Instructional Design Services and the Academic Technology Center
Course Design Introduction (CDI)
(Facilitated hybrid/asynchronous, cohort, paid 10 hours at CD rate)
Join your faculty colleagues and an instructional designer in an online course covering current research and best practices around distance education teaching, an introduction to accessibility, and universal design. This course is facilitated by an instructional designer and paid at 10hrs at CD rate. The course may be offered in an asynchronous or hybrid modality. Any faculty member teaching this year is eligible to participate. You do not need to have already been assigned a course for a future term to enroll in CDI.
Course Design Introduction (more information and registration)
This course is a prereq for all course development work funded through ID Services.
Teaching Pairs: Improving Your Distance Education Course
(Cohort, $400 stipend)
Team up with colleagues to improve your distance education course through a structured, evaluative process of course review and reflection. We will set up a framework for peer review of our distance education courses using OSCQR standards and the Teaching Pairs model. There are three required Zoom meetings and online time spent reviewing one another's courses. The project time commitment is approximately 10-12 hours total. A $400.00 stipend is awarded at the completion of the project. This project is a joint effort between Academic Technology, Faculty Professional Development, and LCC faculty. Registration is required. Limited to 16 participants. Teaching Pairs is usually offered in the winter, spring, and summer terms.
Teaching Pairs (more information and registration)
ID Services Core Process for Course Development (or improvement)
Our goal is to prepare and assist faculty in developing and delivering courses following research-based best practices for student success and retention. The course development and improvement process are intended for any courses designated as a Distance Education modality. In most cases, faculty can be paid for course development time. Explore the course development phases below then contact firstname.lastname@example.org for information on how to get started.
Self-paced (tutorial-style learning)
Self-help resources provide quick answers or just-in-time training any time, any place.
DTen Virtual Training (webinar)
Learn to use the DTen to connect to your Zoom meetings. We will go over the following information:
- What is a DTen and how do I find one on campus
- How to join a previously scheduled Zoom meeting
- How to access the meeting controls
- How to use the whiteboard
- How to share screen to the DTen
- How to annotate on a shared screen
Watch this recording and then contact the ATC if you need one-on-one support.
DTen Virtual Training (sign in to watch the recording)
Moodle Academy is the learning hub for the global Moodle community. Moodle Academy offers short courses (1-3 hours) and full programs (up to 15 hours). You can earn badges for competition and in some cases, you can earn a certificate of completion. Start whenever you want. The courses are self-paced. Skill levels vary from beginner to intermediate.
- Attend webinars
- Complete courses
- Enroll in full programs
New to Moodle? Take the 1-hour Introduction to Moodle course to get started.
View your options and sign up at Moodle Academy
Getting Started with Zoom
Zoom is a video conferencing app supported by Lane’s Academic Technology Center. It can be used for recording lectures, holding office hours or meetings, or for group or individual video or phone conferences. All LCC instructors have a Zoom Pro account.
LinkedIn Learning - Learn Moodle, Google Suites, Photoshop, and more!
LinkedIn Learning provides courses on essential skills for business, creativity, and technology. They also offer tutorials on getting started with Moodle, covering instructor profile setup, course creation, and settings adjustments, as well as adding files, posting announcements, and creating quizzes. Additionally, you can learn how to enroll students, grade assignments, and generate reports. Currently, they are working on updating their Moodle 3 video courses to Moodle 4.
All Lane students, faculty, and staff have access to all of the LinkedIn Learning video collection. Go to LinkedIn Learning login and sign in with your L# and myLane password) for the main LinkedIn Learning website. Or browse all LinkedIn Learning offerings.
Welcome, New Instructors!
Are you new to teaching or new to Lane? Not sure about using Moodle or the digital aspects of getting your course ready? Take a look–this plan provides a good overview of what to expect. This plan was developed as a response to moving face-to-face courses into distance education modalities but it’s a great place to start with any course!
Go to Welcome New Instructors! (online/self-paced)
Additional Professional Development Opportunities
Training and resources outside of the Lane community
OEA Professional Development
High-quality professional learning helps educators improve how they support students, is rooted in collaboration between educators, and is relevant to the work educators do each and every day. The Oregon Education Association (OEA) offers a wide range of learning opportunities for members to increase their knowledge and skills across a variety of content areas. OEA offers these opportunities to active members as a benefit of your union membership.
Go to OEA > Core Programs for more information.
Online Learning Consortium (OLC) workshops
The Online Learning Consortium (OLC) workshops enable colleagues worldwide to collaborate cost effectively with peers and experts via synchronous and asynchronous methods for effective and engaging learning. They are committed to modeling best practices in online learning in all of their workshops. Toward that end, OLC’s workshops utilize numerous proven teaching strategies and learning activities that will spark creative ideas for your own teaching environment.
Check the OLC Institute Schedule for more information. To register for any of the OLC workshops, contact Audrey Mills, email@example.com.The cost of workshops may be covered by Academic Technology or your Faculty Professional Development funds.
OLC Ideate Virtual Salons
The Online Learning Consortium held a series of open salons (a casual and inclusive space with discussions organized and facilitated by a salon leader) that offered educators of all levels the opportunity to listen to emerging ideas and effective practices from their peers. All sessions were recorded. Topics include; Building Inclusive Learning Environments, Best Practices for "Good Enough" Zoom Class Sessions and much, much more. Lane is a member of OLC. You must create an OLC account with your Lane email to view. Free.
View: Ideate Virtual Salons
The ID Services Calendar of Events
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