TOPkit Hackathon

Upcoming Events

TOPkit Hackathon Fall 2021

Date:  Week of Nov 1-8, 2021 (for all activity)

Time:  Mon, Nov 1, 3:00 – 4:00 PM ET & Mon, Nov 8, 3:00 – 4:30 PM ET (Details follow).

Organizers: TOPkit, University of Central Florida,

Cost:  Free!


Join members of the TOPkit community and beyond to work together to create open hacks/solutions for their biggest challenges. A hack week encourages collaboration to create content in bite-size chunks, and attendees will create openly-licensed educational resources (OERs) to share with the entire TOPkit community and the world.

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Do you have an idea that you’d like to kickstart? Do you need some time, space to start a new plan/development/evaluation? This TOPkit Hackathon Fall 2021 will offer a fun-filled, productive, collaborative space for you to create a faculty development related artifact. Participate in teams or individually to enjoy the collaboration. Colleagues plan, build, and briefly showcase their resulting efforts. Here’s the schedule.

  1. KICK-OFF (Mon, Nov 1, 3:00 – 4:00 PM ET) Plan your effort with colleagues in a live, virtual format.
  2. DROP-IN (Tues, Nov 2 – Fri, Nov 5 from 9:00 – 4:00 PM ET each day) Build your artifact individually or collaboratively, asynchronously or live.
  3. SHOWCASE (Mon, Nov 8, 3:00 – 4:30 PM ET) Briefly present your artifact and gather ideas from colleagues’ artifact presentations in a live, virtual format.

You create any artifact that you’d like. Artifacts that may result from your participation could include any one of these examples:

  • Proposal to present at the TOPkit Workshop,
  • Workshop for your faculty about advanced online course design,
  • Curriculum for a series of workshops,
  • Peer-check course facilitation review process,
  • Plans for facilitating a learning technologies book conversation with faculty,
  • TOPkit content page,
  • Survey or focus group protocol for your workshop or faculty,
  • Analysis of survey results,
  • Or more!

Who should participate?

Faculty development professionals should participate.