Best Practices forTeaching Online

Self-paced Best Practices for Teaching Online - April 19 - May 24, 2021

Details TBA.

We are offering two certifications - Full Teaching Online Certification and Emergency Teaching Online Certification.

Full Teaching Online Certification is offered both on the Blackboard and on the Google Classroom; Emergency Teaching Online Certification is only offered on the Blackboard.

Detailed information can be found here at t.ly/f4vO.

The Self-paced Best Practices for Teaching Online - February 8-March 22, 2021 is at full capacity. Registration has been closed.

The Self-paced Best Practices for Teaching Online - January 2021 is at full capacity. Registration has been closed.

The Self-paced Best Practices for Teaching Online - August 15 - December 1 is at full capacity. Registration has been closed.

The Self-paced Best Practices for Teaching Online - June - August 14, 2020 is at full capacity. Registration has been closed.

The July 27 - August 10 workshop is at full capacity. Registration has been closed.

The July 6 - 20 workshop is at full capacity. Registration has been closed.

The June 1-15 workshop is at full capacity. Registration has been closed.

The May 15 - 29 workshop is at full capacity. Registration has been closed.

The May 1-15 workshop is at full capacity. Registration has been closed.

Workshop Overview

Session 1 - Creating a welcoming online learning environment

Session 2 - Structuring an online course and an effective syllabus

Session 3 - Developing online content

Session 4 - Engaging students in an online environment

Session 5 - Online assessment


Learning Outcomes

As participants in this workshop, faculty will be able to:

  1. offer a student-centered learning experience in an online learning environment;

  2. support students in achieving essential learning objectives creatively and flexibly;

  3. re-imagine face-to-face pedagogies and projects in an online environment;

  4. demonstrate competency in choosing and using digital tools for teaching online;

  5. design effective online learning activities that engage students in the learning process, and support the achievement of intended student learning outcomes;


Additional Information

  • This workshop will be offered on both Blackboard and Google Classroom. Participants may indicate their preference in the registration forms below;

  • Participants can expect to spend about 10-15 hours per week working on asynchronous activities, but actual time may vary based on prior experience;

  • Upon successful completion* of this intensive workshop, participants will receive a Certificate of Completion and compensation of $500 for their participation.
    *Successful completion of the workshop includes completing all assigned workshop activities and a syllabus draft, and participating in discussion forums, hands-on activities.

  • Workshop participants will have access to sustained pedagogical advice and technical support from the Center for Teaching & Learning.

Questions can be directed to Rowena Li (rowena.li@qc.cuny.edu), Jean Kelly (jean.kelly@qc.cuny.edu), or Kathleen Mangiapanello (kathleen.Mangiapanello@qc.cuny.edu). For more information on teaching online, visit https://keepteaching.qc.cuny.edu/