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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.