So, what is Academic Partnerships? AP provides assistance to public institutions of higher education to transition their traditional degree programs online. I will be supporting faculty with their introductory online teaching experiences. How cool is that?
The Faculty eCommonsWhat's even better about my new position is that there will continue to be plenty of opportunities for us all to learn together! One of the most exciting parts of my new role will be the work I will do in the Faculty eCommons. The Faculty eCommons is a social learning community for faculty in online university programs. Add it to your RSS reader today or follow @APCommons on Twitter. And stay tuned as it will evolve into something even better in the coming months! :)
AP recently began offering free Micro-MOOCs designed to scaffold 21st century educators towards becoming empowered and confident users of technology and facilitators of online learning. What's a Micro-MOOC, as opposed to a MOOC? AP explains the difference here.
Instructional Design for Mobile Learning
April 15-May 12 - register now!
Registration for next Micro-MOOC, Instructional Design for Mobile Learning, is in progress and more than 600 motivated online educators are already signed up. Join us! The online course kicks off with a webinar on Tuesday, April 16 at 11:00:00 AM PDT led by David Metcalf from the University of Central Florida. Then you will learn along with peers in asynchronous sessions and targeted synchronous sessions led by industry experts including myself (I will be presenting a session on the VoiceThread mobile app) and Jackie Gerstein. All kinds of participation is welcome -- so consider this your opportunity to jump in and explore!
Register for the Kickoff Webinar with David Metcalf on April 16th