Professional Development Opportunities

SJSU Teach Online Summer Certificate Program

The SJSU Teach Online Certificate Program is a three-week online program during the summer led by experienced online instructors. The program is module based and requires completion of seven modules by the end of the program to earn a certificate, badge, and stipend. The program kicks off with a synchronous session, which will take place on June 8, June 29, and July 20 time TBD. This is the only time-based component. After the session, you will gain access to the Canvas course to get started. Throughout the program, the faculty mentors will hold open office hours to provide additional guidance and support. Instructional designers will also partner with you to assist with your course design. Visit the SJSU Teach Online Summer Certificate Program page to learn more.

2020-21 eCampus Quality Assurance Grant

The eCampus Office of Quality Assurance (EOQA) at San José State University (SJSU) is awarding faculty grants in the amount of $1,500 (USD) to enhance the quality of online/hybrid courses and deliver innovative and engaging online/hybrid courses. EOQA invites all faculty (full time, associate, assistant and adjunct Professors) to submit a proposal for the online/hybrid course development grant. EOQA’s goal is to provide access to high quality, student-centered courses that reflect best practices and promote excellence in online/hybrid teaching and learning. EOQA will assist faculty with course design and development by providing resources, workshops, peer reviews and tailored training throughout the process. Learn more about the eCampus Quality Assurance Grant.

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.

All courses require payment of a $25 registration fee at time of registration. This is to pay for the extensive materials made available as well as to offset the facilitation costs. If you are interested in registering for the training, please fill out the Quality Assurance Training - Registration Form.


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