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ABOUT OTAN TRAINING: Workshop Descriptions

Workshop title Creating a High-Quality Online Course 
Workshop description

In this short workshop, review the six basic areas of creating a well-designed online course. Review specific guidelines on creating good content, principles of instructional design, elements of student assessment, technology requirements, course evaluation and management, and the implementation of 21st century skills within your course. Short discussions on each area will be encouraged and rubrics to measure a current or future course will be provided.

Prerequisites: Basic computer skills and comfort with navigating the Internet. This would be a good workshop to take before taking “Moodle: Create a Course Web Site.”

Session length 1.5 hours 
Format Workshops: Synchronous online trainings, or series of trainings, in which facilitator and participants interact by voice or chat. 

To find out more about any of these workshops, including dates and times offered, please check the California Adult Education Professional Development Web site. This site has information on OTAN offered training, as well as training offered by CALPRO and CASAS.

Minimum System Requirements for Participating in Online Workshops:

  • Broadband Internet connection (DSL, Cable modem or faster, no dial-up).
  • Computer with speakers or headphones (some classes require microphones too).
  • Active e-mail account through registration for the course as an OTAN member.
  • Some workshops have other special requirements, please read the workshop descriptions carefully.