Building Teaching Skills

Many postdocs will go onto careers that require teaching. The Office of Postdoctoral Education therefore offers a number of programs to build skills and help our scholars standout in a competitive job market.

Teaching Online: Course Design, Delivery, and Teaching Presence

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Teaching Online: Course Design, Delivery, and Teaching Presence is a 4-week fully asynchronous professional development course. 
  The Teaching Online course is designed to help you develop the knowledge and skills in course design and teaching that is necessary to teach in the online (and traditional) environment effectively. Major topics covered are course design, teaching to online and adult learners, creating appropriate learning content and assessments, utilizing student and course feedback, syllabus design, creating instructor presence for a successful online course, and more. 
The 4-week course is designed as an online course, allowing you to participate as a student while learning about teaching online. After completing all four weeks of content and learning assessments (assignments, short quizzes, and discussion boards), you will receive a certificate of completion. 

 

 

Watch: September Lunch and Learn Presented by Graduate Studies: Have You Thought About your Academic Career?--An Expert Panel Discussion About Teaching

September Lunch and Learn Presented by Graduate Studies: Have You Thought About your Academic Career?--An Expert Panel Discussion About Teaching

Panelists: Karen J. Honeycutt, PhD, MEd, moderator
Kendra Schmidt, PhD, MA
Justin Mott, MD, PhD
Analisa McMillian, PhD, MSEd

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

about-mcc-image.png The Office of Postdoctoral Education has maintained a long-standing teaching fellowship with Metropolitan Community College in Omaha. Though this program was on hiatus due to the pandemic, we hope we are able to relaunch in Spring 2022.