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Short Courses from UW Bothell Digital Learning

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Fostering Trust in the Classroom

Next Session: July 12 - 16
Register for Fostering Trust in the Classroom

The pervasiveness of surveillance technology in today's world, including in higher education, erodes the important role trust plays in learning. How can we reclaim trust as a core value in our teaching? In this 5-day, fully-online, asynchronous micro-course, we'll explore strategies to help us center trust in our teaching and foster trusting relationships with and between students.  

There are no required synchronous meetings in this course.


Teaching Online 101

Next Session: August 2 - September 5
Register for Teaching Online 101

This 5-week, fully-online, asynchronous short course is designed to enhance your digital course design and digital pedagogy skill set. UW faculty, staff, and graduate students on any of the three campuses are welcome to join.

Along with tutorials on how to build course elements and use tools in Canvas, the course will share strategies to help learners more easily access content and interact with others in online learning environments. It will also feature insights, examples, and practical tips from a great group of faculty. 

Topics covered in the short course will include:

 
  • Helping Learners Get Started
  • Designing for Learner Success
  • Creating Course Content
  • Aligning Your Course
  • Strategies for Building Instructor Presence
  • Ideas for Fostering Connection and Interaction
  • Anti-racist and Inclusive Pedagogy 
  • Tips for Enhancing Accessibility
  • Strategies to Promote Academic Integrity

This course includes weekly deadlines, but participants have the option of working through the course in a self-paced manner. There are no required synchronous meetings.


Teaching Online 201

Next Session: Information coming soon!

This 3-week, fully-online, asynchronous short course is designed for intermediate learners hoping to build skills in Canvas page design, video and audio production, assessment and grading, and inclusive and accessible design and pedagogy. UW faculty, staff, and graduate students on any of the three campuses are welcome to participate.

This course includes weekly deadlines, but participants will have the option of working through the course in a self-paced manner. There are no required synchronous meetings.


Have questions?

Please contact Penelope Adams Moon, Director of Digital Learning and Engagement at UW Bothell, at penmoon@uw.edu