Good teaching can happen in any course modality, but moving to an online environment requires intentional planning to achieve the same learning outcomes as in a face-to-face course. This series is based in research-based best practices. Participants will gain experience in online teaching and course design strategies.
This cohort style engagement will consist of workshops addressing:
- Syllabus Creation
- Lesson Planning
- Principles of Assessment
- Universal Design for Learning
- Providing Meaningful Feedback
- Building an Online Community
- Reflective Practice
Dr. Aaron Bond has worked in the field of instructional technology, distance education, and professional development for more than 20 years. He has served as a corporate trainer, face-to-face classroom instructor, an online instructor, and as a secondary principal. Currently he serves as the Senior Director for Learning Services in Technology-enhanced Learning and Online Strategies at Virginia Tech where he oversees faculty professional development, learning technologies, and instructional design. He has an earned B.A. in History from Mary Baldwin College, a M.A. Interdisciplinary Studies from Fort Hayes State University, an Ed. S. Educational Leadership and Policy Studies from the University of Virginia, and a Ph. D. from Virginia Tech in Curriculum and Instruction. His research includes authentic learning experiences, communities of practice, socio-cognitive factors on learning, and distance learning. He is the co author of the book “Building Virtual Communities of Practice for Distance Educators”.