Support

Support

Programs for Instructors

Instructional skills for Remote Delivery

In this course, instructors learn about an evidence-based lesson planning framework to help plan their course in a remote environment and try it out in brief lessons presented to a group of peers in Zoom.

Weekly Webinar Series Showcasing eLearning Instructors

Co-hosted by the Teaching Commons and York instructors with previous experience with online teaching, each webinar focuses on different aspects and features of online teaching.

Certificate in Teaching for eLearning​

This certificate includes five courses focused on the practical pedagogy of eLearning in which core principles and best practices for online learning are discussed and practiced in Moodle.

Courses (5-6 hours each over 3-4 weeks; can be taken as a standalone):

BOLD Institute

The BOLD Institute takes participants through an eLearning course design process informed by instructional design principles. Each module focuses on a different eLearning topic or design component, followed by collaborative working sessions, and culminating in the conceptual design and hands-on development of an eLearning module/lesson optimized for Moodle.

  • Registration for the second session of the Summer 2020 Institute is now available! Click here to register.
  • More session dates coming soon!

Moodle Support

One-on-one Support and Advice

Teaching Commons’ virtual drop in hours​

contact

Each Faculty has a dedicated liaison educational developer as their first point of contact with the Teaching Commons

Learning Technology Services (UIT)

  • Learning Technology Services (UIT) offers hands-on assistance with using Moodle through daily virtual drop in hours

In-house supports

Your Faculty has identified a main point of contact. Please reach out to this person if you have general queries about faculty-level support or need assistance with remote or online teaching.

Support for TAs

Instructional Skills for Remote Delivery for TAs

In this short course, TA participants work collaboratively in a small group setting to further develop their teaching effectiveness through remote delivery. Through synchronous and asynchronous sessions, they design and conduct two online lessons and receive reflective feedback from the other participants.

  • Sessions coming soon!

WEEKLY WEBINAR SERIES SHOWCASING ELEARNING INSTRUCTORS

  • Co-hosted by the Teaching Commons and York instructors with previous experience with online teaching, each webinar focuses on different aspects and features of online teaching.
  • Find out when the next webinars are scheduled with Teaching Commons events calendar

TA-Led Conversation eSessions

Experienced TAs will be available to facilitate conversations, connect TAs, and answer questions in the following online courses.

List of courses:

  • Taking your Lab, Studio, or Tutorial Online
  •  The Art of Online Conversation: Designing, Facilitating, & Teaching w/ Online Discussion Forums
  •  Engaging Students
  •  Assessing Learning Online: Grading, Evaluation, and Feedback
  •  Check the Teaching Commons events calendar to find out when the next courses are scheduled.

Web-based support:

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