Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Justice faculty participate in iTeach intensive at UAA

Prof. Deb Periman, J.D., and Dr. Ron Everett, Justice faculty, were selected to participate in this week's iTeach at UAA. The program is a five-day intensive hands-on clinic for UAA instructors, offered by the Instructional Design Team at the UAA Faculty Technology Center. 

The iTeach intensive assists faculty in:
L to r: Prof. Periman; Sarah Frick, FTC Instructional
Designer (standing); Dr. Everett (foreground) take
a break during the iTeach intensive.
  • designing courses that are fun, possess academic integrity and meet UAA's academic guidelines; 
  • joining a community of like-minded iTeach participants who care about course quality; 
  • gathering and managing their own research; 
  • creating course schedules that work for them and their students;  
  • building and manageing online learning communities; and 
  • developing pedagogically sound face-to-face or online courses. 
 UAA is collaborating with UAF eLearning and Distance Education to adopt the iTeach training framework. Many instructors within the UA system have taken advantage of this exceptional professional development opportunity over the last several years.