Thursday, April 8th, 2021
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM: Workshops
Rethinking Content for the Online Classroom
This workshop will present considerations and strategies for online course content, including reconceptualizing traditional lectures, attending to content strategy, aligning content to learning objectives, and elevating teaching presence. Participants will leave with concrete, actionable takeaways for creating online instructional material, locating Open Educational Resources (OER), and ensuring that materials are aligned with assessments.
Describe various options for quality instructional material in online classes.
Examine existing course content to identify pieces to be redesigned for the online classroom.
Explain content considerations for the online environment.
Barbara Frey, Assistant Professor, Point Park University
Barbara A. Frey, DEd is an Adjunct Assistant Professor with the School of Education at Point Park University in Pittsburgh, PA. In addition, she is an Instructional Design Consultant with the University of Pittsburgh and CampusWorks. Barbara’s background includes over 25 years of online teaching experience with the World Campus of Pennsylvania State University and the Global Campus of Colorado State University. Since 2003, she has been an active Quality Matters Facilitator, Master Reviewer, and Researcher.