Special Development Opportunities


Interested in teaching an online or hybrid course? Learn more about our Foundations of Online/Hybrid Course Development and Delivery workshop, including the workshop dates for the 2017-2018 academic year.

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Faculty Learning Communities

Information on the Online/Hybrid Faculty Learning Communities can be found on the FTLC website.

Summer Teaching Institute

Information on the Summer 2017 Institute is available on the eLearn site.

Teaching and Learning with Technology Symposium

Each Spring, Grand Valley's Teaching & Learning with Technology Symposium provides an opportunity for faculty to showcase how they're putting technology to use in their teaching. Faculty and staff from across the university gather for this afternoon of fun, food, and presentations.

learn more about the Symposium

Campus Workshops

IDeL Workshops

The IDeL team offers a variety of workshops on instructional technology and e-pedagogy. This year's lineup includes workshops on:

  • interactive grading rubrics
  • iPads for mobile learning
  • digital badges
  • best practices for clickers and audience response systems

see all the workshops

eLearning Workshops

The Information Technology department offers a variety of workshops for those interested in learning to use GVSU's Blackboard learning management system, Collaborate communication tools, and a number of other tools for enhancing your teaching.

learn more about eLearning Workshops

Workshops on Demand

You pick the date, the time, and the topic and we'll be happy to come deliver a group training for you and your colleagues. This is the perfect way to fit training into your busy schedule. Choose from our full menu of workshops, or propose a topic that fits your specific needs.

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Other Opportunities for Development

Blackboard Innovative Teaching Series

The BITS workshops are a series of weekly faculty training webinars offered by Blackboard. Free for faculty, these are a great way to expand your skills from the comfort of your office.

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Online Learning Consortium

Need professional development opportunities that better fit your schedule? Consider the Online Learning Consortium workshops. Formerly known as the Sloan Consortium, the OLC is a recognized name in online learning; their workshops cover a variety of topics in instructional technology and are offered online.

learn more about Online Learning Consortium

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