Online Teaching Preparation Program (Humanizing) faculty participants:
“[This class] has changed my viewpoint towards regular forced interaction vs. just being available if and when my students need me.”
“I realize more than ever teaching online is not an easy option contrary to what some people think. ‘Connecting’ is my key work to take away.”
“I was motivated to bring my personality to the course and think with the students and be flexible to reduce obstacles to their learning. “
OTPP (Humanizing section)
100% said this class was “extremely worth” my time
100% strongly agree/agreed with the following:
– This class improved my understanding about why instructor-student interactions are important.
– This class provided me with strategies for improving instructor-student interactions.
– This class improved my understanding about why student-student interactions are important.
– This class provided me with strategies for improving student-student interactions.
-This class provided me with and understanding about why establishing myself as a real person is important.
-This class provided me with strategies to establish myself as a real person.
Online Teaching Preparation Program (Course Design) faculty participants:
“This training probably should be mandatory for any instructor preparing to teach.”
100% said this class was “extremely worth” my time.
100% strongly agree/agree: This class improved my confidence about teaching online.
100% strongly agree/agree: This class helped me see that teaching online is different from teaching in a classroom.
100% strongly agree/agree: This class provided me with a better understanding of the unique opportunities online learning brings to my students.
100% strongly agree: This class provided me with skills that will improve all of my classes (not just online).
Blended Learning Preparation Program
“This was an excellent experience! There was a lot of support and clarification, which helped a lot given how much content we covered.”
“BLPP will make you rethink everything you think you already “know” about educating.”
“It’s something everyone should go through, the tools are useful for face to face as well”
Additional Evidence of Impact on Teaching and Learning
Faculty at CI continue to show evidence of willingness to try new approaches humanizing their online and blended courses through the creative use of new technologies. This year, T&LI kept curating examples of this evidence into “showcase” pages.