Professional Development Opportunities

ATXpo 2021

The ATXpo is a one-day collaborative event taking place online on October 4 from 8:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. that brings together faculty, students, and staff from ten Bay Areas schools - University of San Francisco, UC Berkeley, UC San Francisco, Stanford University, Sacramento State University, CSU East Bay, San Francisco State University, San Jose State University, Santa Clara University and Saint Mary's College of California - to share, discuss, and promote effective practices for teaching and learning with technology. Register to attend.

Active Learning Certificate Program

This program introduces participants to active learning strategies. We invite all faculty to submit an application form by January 14, 2022. Through workshops, hands-on activities, and resources, participants incorporate active learning strategies into their curriculum. Interested in joining the Spring 2021 cohort? Participants will receive $500 in professional development funds. Visit the Active Learning Certificate Program webpage to apply and learn more. 

eCampus Immersive Learning Institute

The institute focuses on innovative Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality (AR/VR) technologies and pedagogies that create immersive learning opportunities to improve students engagement and critical thinking. We invite all faculty to submit an application form by January 21, 2022. Through workshops, hands-on activities, and resources, participants will incorporate immersive learning strategies into their curriculum. Review the entire program description for complete program requirements and additional details.

eCampus Technology Equipment Program

The purpose of this RFP [pdf] is to encourage faculty from a variety of disciplines and at varying technological competencies to redevelop their courses that will integrate technology equipment in a meaningful way into the course activities. The proposed equipment must be implemented during the Fall 2021 semester. Faculty participants will receive the equipment to be used in their course(s). Visit the eCampus Technology Equipment Program page to learn more. 

Professional Development Tracks

eCampus offers a wide variety of workshops each semester to help you develop your full potential and grow in your teaching practice. We’ve organized these options thematically into six color coded tracks to help you prioritize what you might want to focus on. 

Quality Matters Course Certification Program

If you are teaching an online or hybrid course and completed the Quality Matters Applying the Quality Matters Rubric Training, you may be interested in having your course certificated. This program offers faculty members a $500 stipend to revise their course to adhere to the Quality Matters Rubric. Then, the course will get submitted for Course Certification where it will undergo a rigorous review by a Quality Matters Team based upon the criteria noted in the Quality Matters Rubric. Learn more about the Course Certification Process. If interested in having your course certified, please contact Jennifer Redd.  

Quality Matters Training

Registration is open for Quality Matters trainings. These include online, asynchronous courses. Through these trainings, you will learn how to apply the Quality Matters Rubric Standards to an online/hybrid course, how to apply the concept of alignment to various course components, and how to provide helpful recommendations to the instructor. Certificates will be available upon completion of the course.

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