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|Video Tips||🎬 @AmberHorizons models active learning strategies in faculty development to encourage faculty to use these strategies in their courses! ✨ #TOPkit tip: https://vimeo.com/279561372||🎬 Communicating your #InstructionalDesign role and responsibilities to #faculty goes along way toward building a collaborative relationship with faculty.✨ Dr. Anchalee Ngampornchai states it best in this #TOPkit tip. https://vimeo.com/279561190||🎬 Copyright is a must have content consideration for #FacultyDevelopment programs!✨Take a look and listen at @paradisojr's #TOPkit tip: https://vimeo.com/279561307|
|Digest||📨 Hot off the press! #TOPkit Digest has arrived. Get your expert tips for enhancing #FacultyDevelopment programs and preparing faculty to teach online. https://topkit.org/resources/topkit-digest/ ||📨 Which of all the #TOPkit Digests is your favorite? With so many timely, relevant #InstructionalDesign and #Faculty Development topics, choosing a favorite is no easy task. https://topkit.org/resources/topkit-digest/topkit-digest-archive/||📨 Delivered right to your inbox every month, subscribe to the #TOPkit Digest to receive your timely, trending #FacultyDevelopment tidbits of useful fun! https://topkit.org/resources/topkit-digest/
|Highlights on TOPkit Pages||Meeting faculty where they are, this #InstructionalDesign team approach to developing #online masters programs is worth a quick glance. #TOPkit #OnlineLearning https://topkit.org/developing/tools-techniques-strategies/meeting-faculty-where-they-are-a-team-approach-to-developing-online-masters-programs-at-the-university-of-west-florida/||🧪 Do your faculty need support for online labs? Consider building a virtual and remote lab toolbox. #TOPkit #OER #OnlineLabs #VirtualLabs https://topkit.org/developing/tools-techniques-strategies/helping-faculty-discover-and-implement-virtual-and-remote-labs/||♿ Do you have plans in place to address accommodation issues as they arise for your online programs? #TOPkit #MicroLearning #VideoConference https://topkit.org/developing/tools-techniques-strategies/accessibility-considerations-when-moving-online/
|TOPkit Events and Features||👨🏽🏫 Many #highered institutions are transitioning to #onlinelearning during this continued pandemic. Do you have a course or workshop for faculty to learn how to teach and design #online and #blended courses? Download the FREE sample course for #FacultyDevelopment now. https://topkit.org/developing/sample-course/ ||📅 How to shape program(s) for optimal #FacultyDevelopment is unique to each #HigherEd institution. Complete this Faculty Development Decision Guide questionnaire for your unique insights report today. https://topkit.org/planning/faculty-development/||🌐 Ready to meet and greet some new #DigitalLearning professionals? If you are responsible for any component of faculty development, the Online CoLAB Speed Networking Event if for you! Register for the FREE speed networking event before capacity is reached. Go to https://topkit.org/onlinecolab/ to learn more. #TOPkit #FacultyDevelopment #InstructionalDesign #Multimedia #InstructionalTechnologists #Facilitators
|TOPkit Workshop||💻 Share and discover during the live, virtual #TOPkit Workshop 2021, March 25-26, 2021. 📅 Two days full of professional development and networking opportunities for those of us who prepare faculty to teach virtual, remote, online, and blended courses. https://topkit.org/workshop||🚀Live long and prosper and register for the March 25-26 #TOPkit Workshop! For #InstructionalDesigners, #ProjectManagers, #InstructionalTechnologists, #MultimediaSpecialists, and #FacultyDevelopment coordinators, facilitators, and administrators! https://topkit.org/workshop||📛Register while seats are still available to attend our engaging, interactive annual conference #TOPkit Workshop, happening March 25-26, 2021. #FacultyDevelopment #InstructionalDesign https://topkit.org/workshop|
|TOPkit Workshop||About TOPkit||Charting the Course for Next Generation Learning at the TOPkit Workshop|
|TOPkit has empowered professionals who prepare faculty to teach online/hybrid courses and who manage faculty development programs. TOPkit's events bring together these professionals to exchange ideas, insights, and fun throughout the year. The central event is the conference-style, highly interactive TOPkit Workshop. Year after year participants rave about the value of the sessions, networking, and overall feel of the conference. |
We are excited about TOPkit Workshop 2021 to occur in a virtual format. Take just a moment to register. This engaging conference will occur on Thursday, March 25 and Friday, March 26, 2021.
Consider registering for the Florida Online Innovation Summit, too. This, too, will occur in a virtual format just prior to the TOPkit Workshop on Tuesday, March 23 and Wednesday, March 24, 2021.
Both events are FREE to employees of institutions within the Florida College System and the State University System of Florida. A nominal fee is charged to registrants employed beyond those systems. All are most certainly welcomed!
|Empowering professionals who are responsible for faculty development, the Teaching Online Preparation Toolkit (TOPkit) is a comprehensive, openly-licensed resource that enhances the quality of online/blended education. Although TOPkit is Florida-funded, it has an international reach.|
TOPkit is designed to provide you the tools to enhance your practice of either preparing faculty to teach online or managing faculty development programs. It is designed to engage you in the three-step process of planning, developing, and evaluating your programs. Its supporting resources empowers you to put this process into action.
We invite you to explore TOPkit's many resources and participate in upcoming events. Features of TOPkit include our:
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To sign up for access, please visit TOPkit.org Registration!
|This year TOPkit Workshop will be fantastic! Our theme for the TOPkit Workshop 2021 to occur on Thursday, March 25 and Friday, March 26 in a live virtual format is "Charting the Course for Next Generation Learning." Register now before capacity is reached. It is all about expanding the use of emerging learning technologies, sharing design/development practices that work, fostering innovations to support faculty development efforts.
We have quite the line up of interactive sessions and networking, which will enhance your faculty development practice. Our keynote is Ellen Wagner, Managing Partner of North Coast EduVisory Services, LLC and Affiliate Research Scientist with the Mixed Emerging Technologies Integration Lab at the University of Central Florida. True to form, Dr. Wagner will dazzle and delight us with insights into learning engineering. Our four featured speakers are learning engineers and scientists, Aaron Kessler and Jim Goodell, with theory derived practical approaches, Wendy Howard with faculty development innovation insight, and the infamous Chuck Dziuban who will blow our minds with data-informed insights into faculty development in digital learning.
Register now before capacity is reached. It is all about expanding the use of emerging learning technologies, sharing design/development practices that work, fostering innovations to support faculty development efforts.
With a plethora of networking opportunities, top-notch sessions, and so many practical, golden nuggets of faculty development insight, you won't want to miss this highly interactive conference. Thanks to our highly respected TOPkit Workshop Chair, Jennifer K. Smith, Director of the Center for Teaching Excellence at the University of Central Florida and the amazing TOPkit team, this virtual TOPkit Workshop will be a blast!
The TOPkit Workshop is the central annual event of the Teaching Online Preparation Toolkit (TOPkit). TOPkit is a comprehensive, openly-licensed resource that empowers those who prepare faculty to teach online/hybrid courses and who manage faculty development programs.