UAB eLearning, in collaboration with other units across campus, offers an exciting and informative series of workshops. The eLearning workshops provide professional development opportunities, primarily focused on online and hybrid/blended course design and teaching, Universal Design for Learning, and Teaching Tools (Academic Technologies). Attendance in these workshops can earn you one or both eLearning Certificates.

The two eLearning certificate tracks are – Online Design and Teaching (ODT) Certificate and Teaching Tools (TT) Certificate. Please select the tabs below for more details.

  • Online Design and Teaching (ODT) Certificate

    The Online Design and Teaching Certificate is awarded to individuals who earn 100,000 points by participating in the ODT Series workshops. This includes the Universal Design for Learning workshops, Online Design and Teaching (ODT) workshops and the Quality Matters (QM) workshop offerings. Please view the listing of available offerings on Online Design and Teaching Certificate Workshop Offerings. If you have questions about your ODT Certificate points, please contact Kathy Mergl at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

    Notes

    1. To receive points for workshop attendance, you must be present for at least half of the scheduled time period. For example, if a workshop is scheduled for 90 minutes, you must be in attendance for at least 45 minutes for points to be awarded.
    2. On May 1, 2022, the current Online Design and Teaching (ODT) Certificate requirements (50,000 points from Group 1 and 50,000 points from Group 2) will be discontinued.
    3. eLearning Workshop points cannot be used for any of the CTL Certificates. Please contact UAB CTL at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you have any questions about CTL Points and Certificates.
  • Teaching Tools (TT) Certificate

    The Teaching Tools Certificate is awarded to individuals who earn 100,000 points by participating in the TT Series workshops. Please view the full details and listing of available offerings on Teaching Tools Certificate Workshop Offerings. If you have questions about your TT Certificate points, please contact Kathy Mergl at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

    Notes:

    1. To receive points for workshop attendance, you must be present for at least half of the scheduled time period. For example, if a workshop is scheduled for 90 minutes, you must be in attendance for at least 45 minutes for points to be awarded.
    2. eLearning Workshop points cannot be used for any of the CTL Certificates. Please contact UAB CTL at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you have any questions about CTL Points and Certificates.

Register for Current Workshops Below

 

Universal Design for Learning

Universal Design for Learning

Online Design and Teaching

Online Design and Teaching

Applying the Quality Matters Rubric

Applying the Quality Matters Rubric

Teaching Tools

Teaching Tools

  • Online Design and Teaching

    ODT workshops focus on course design, including developing assessments, activities, and instructional materials. Participants are encouraged to have course objectives already developed before attending these workshops as activities will involve developing materials for an upcoming or existing course.

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  • Quality Matters

    Quality Matters (QM)™ is a faculty-centered, peer review process that is designed to certify the quality of online and hybrid/blended courses. QM is a leader in quality assurance for online education and has received international recognition for its peer-based approach and continuous improvement in online education and student learning.

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  • Student Workshop Series

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  • Teaching Tools

    Teaching Tools workshops cover new and existing academic technologies approved by UAB. These technologies are available to UAB faculty, students, and staff for academic use. These workshops are offered on campus and online throughout the year.

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  • Universal Design for Learning

    UDL is a set of principles for curriculum development that focuses on providing equal learning opportunities for all individuals. Workshops explore UDL concepts and how to apply them.

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  • Archived Workshops

    UAB eLearning has recorded each virtual workshop and archived them so that faculty can watch at their own pace and share with other instructors.

    Click here to access archived eLearning Workshops

    Instructore can also subscribe to our Archived Channel to receive email notifications when new videos are uploaded.


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