Established in 2011:
Demystifying Social Media - 4 week online workshop for faculty and staff
Online Learning 101: Making the Transition to the Virtual Classroom - workshop for faculty who are new to online and blended education at the University
QU Online 10 Year Anniversary - faculty innovations poster session
Established in 2010:
Quality Matters Program - peer-based online course review
Digital Pedagog - QU Online's own exploratory blog on best practices for creating and delivering online and blended learning opportunities
Informal faculty mentoring - experienced online faculty getting together with colleagues to share tips that they have found work well in the virtual classroom
Online Faculty Support Website in MY Q - an online site in MY Q to assist faculty in readily accessing training materials for online course design and teaching
Using Emerging Technologies in Online Teaching - workshops on new tools such as VoiceThread, Adobe Connect, Viddler, Audacity and Camtasia Studio
Sloan Consortium - online workshops for faculty and staff who are interested in acquiring certification in online course design and teaching and/or taking a la carte courses
Established in 2005:
Communication and Collaboration - 5 week, school-based, faculty facilitated, online course for instructors to experience what it is like to be an online student
Building Learning Communities - 5 week, school based, QU Online facilitated, online course for instructors to experience what it is like to be an online student
Established in 2002:
Ongoing instructional design support for online course design and building interactive courses
Online Course Design and Teaching 101 - self-paced course
Course Development and Redevelopment Grant
External Faculty Development Resources:
The Sloan Consortium provides leadership and professional learning to the online learning industry in the form of synchronous and asynchronous workshops, annual conferences, and publications including a peer reviewed journal and an annual report on the state of online learning.
Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE) Cooperative for Educational Technologies e-learning issues and topics (WCET) is a channel for connecting with peers about policies and best practices for advancing excellence in technology-enhanced teaching and learning in higher education.
Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teachng (MERLOT) offers free and open online resources designed for faculty, staff and students of higher education including learning materials and a peer reviewed journal.
Educause focuses on community building and professional development to support the transformative role that technology can play in higher education.
The Horizon Report charts the landscape of emerging technologies for teaching, learning, research and creative inquiry.