Workshops and Training

Workshops, Training, and Course Development


People have a conversation around a table. Meeting icons created by Freepik - Flaticon.comWorkshops 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. 

Departmental Training

Instructional Design Services can offer group or departmental training based on your needs or on existing workshops. Contact us to discuss your ideas.

One-on-One Training

If you are interested in a workshop but unable to attend you can email us at 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.

Event Descriptions

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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.

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.

Academic Technology’s 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 for information on how to get started.

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)

Self-paced (tutorial-style learning)

Self-help resources provide quick answers or just-in-time training any time, any place.

Moodle Teaching Basics (Learn Moodle)
Start date: Whenever you want. This is a self-paced course. Duration: Entirely up to you, but we recommend a minimum of twelve hours.
Course topics: Getting Started, Add Content, Involve your Learners, and Make more of your course. This short course, hosted by, will guide you through some of the more basic settings and options when using Moodle in your teaching.

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Moodle Teaching Next Level (Learn Moodle)
Start date: Whenever you want. This is a self-paced course. Duration: Entirely up to you, but we recommend a minimum of twelve hours.
Course topics: Make more of Moodle; Include your learners; Engage your learners; Assess your learners; and Support your learners

Sign up at

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!

The LinkedIn Learning series of videos demonstrate how instructors can get started using Moodle. These videos show how to set up an instructor profile, create a course, and adjust course settings. Then find out how to add files, post announcements, and make quizzes. Finally, learn how to enroll students, grade assignments, and run reports. All Lane students, faculty, and staff have access to all of the Linked In Learning video collection. Go to LinkedIn Learning login and sign in with your L# and myLane password) for the main LinkedIn Learning website or choose from a link below.

Welcome, New Faculty!

(self-paced, on-going)
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 move face-to-face courses into distance education modalities. It’s a great place to start!

Go to Welcome New Instructors! (online/self-paced)

Additional Professional Development Opportunities

Training and resources outside of the Lane community

OEA Professional Development

(beginning–advanced, on-going)
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. 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 Learn for more information.

Online Learning Consortium (OLC) workshops

(beginning–advanced, on-going)
The Online Learning Consortium workshops enable colleagues worldwide to collaborate cost effectively with peers and experts via synchronous and asynchronous methods for effective and engaging learning. We are committed to modeling best practices in online learning in all of our 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, cost of workshops may be covered by Academic Technology.

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


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