Courses tagged with 'Online'
Grading in Moodle (Online) is the online version of Grading in Moodle. This asynchronous course is offered over 3-weeks. Grading in Moodle (Online) is designed to support instructors and program staff to develop proficiency in grading in Moodle. Over the course of the 3 weeks, participants will have the opportunity to explore best practices for grading in Moodle, as well as different ways to grade assignments and grade items - depending on the situation and their needs - and get hands on practice with each method of grading in Moodle. This course is designed for faculty and staff who are already familiar with editing Moodle courses.
Intercultural Foundations for Education (IFE) is a 4-week online course focused on developing intercultural teaching and learning competencies. You will have opportunities to review the intercultural learning research and apply key concepts to your teaching/facilitation practice. You will also have access to interdisciplinary collegial dialogue, instructional resources, and learning activities on culturally responsive teaching methods that can enhance your current practice. This course is designed for equity, diversity, and inclusion practitioners in academic, school, workplace, and community education contexts who are interested in developing knowledge and skills in facilitating intercultural learning.
Moodle: Editing & Enhancing Online (MEEO) is the online version of Moodle: Editing & Enhancing. This online course focuses on developing the skills to build and edit a Moodle course. You will learn about common activities and resources in Moodle and get hands-on practice adding to and editing a Moodle course in your own “sandbox” site. This workshop is designed for staff and faculty who already have basic Moodle navigation skills.
Moodle: Getting Around is a two-hour on-campus workshop that focuses on learning the basics of navigating around a Moodle course. This workshop will introduce you to everything you need to know to get started using Moodle, from logging in to finding and using different activities and resources in Moodle. This workshop is designed for staff or faculty who are new to Moodle or looking for a refresher of Moodle fundamentals.
Canadian communities face challenges of declining infrastructure quality and diminishing health and resilience of many ecosystems, a challenge made far more pressing by climate change. To address this, leading local governments are starting to identify, value and account for natural assets in their financial planning and asset management programs as a means to develop deliver core services sustainably through a climate resilient green infrastructure. This four-week online course covers core concepts, the most recent case examples and latest approaches to municipal natural asset management, and is delivered by the Executive Director of the Municipal Natural Assets Initiative. It will provide both essential information to anyone working for, or with local governments or who is interested in innovative approaches to community sustainability; and, an opportunity to discuss with peers and the instructor, potential approaches to challenges and opportunities in students’ own communities. .
The Pedagogical Values Series is an ongoing series of short sessions exploring the pedagogical values that form the foundation of the RRU Learning, Teaching, and Research Model (LTRM), namely: applied and authentic, caring and community-based, and transformational. Each 1-hour micro-session will feature a faculty member sharing about a pedagogical value that guides teaching practices. Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions, discuss, reflect, and share back during a Q&A segment. The topic of each session is unique and sessions are designed to stand-alone, so participants can choose to attend all sessions or individual sessions. These micro-sessions will be delivered on-campus with the possibility of livestreaming for off-campus participants.
Climate change is one of the biggest risks facing governments, businesses, societies and ecosystems around the world. Project managers, through their effective direction of complex projects, occupy a critical role in the successful transition to a resilient, low carbon world. This four-week online course is designed to prepare professionals with project management responsibilities to add a climate change lens to their projects.
Teaching with Collaborate Ultra is a two-session online workshop that focuses on developing skills for teaching interactively online using Collaborate Ultra, our web-conferencing platform. In the first session, you will experience and discuss design and teaching strategies to create active learning environments when teaching in Ultra. You will learn about staying organized as an online moderator and supporting students with minor Ultra technical challenges. You will also practice using tools and moderator controls in preparation to facilitate a mini-lesson in the second session. In the second session, you will facilitate a ten-minute mini-lesson, receive feedback from your peers, and learn from others’ examples.
This 4-week course has been developed as a collaboration between Royal Roads University and Capilano University, to share different facets of the “Economic Impact of Climate Change” among multiple disciplines, and to share professionals' experiences and their perspectives on current best practices. This course is designed to promote collaboration amongst participants, sharing both private sector and public sector approaches to this timely topic, as key developments such as the internationally-directed Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) are having an impact on corporate audits and annual reporting, while municipalities are quantifying climate related risks and associated costs to their infrastructure. Course activities include teamwork, and multiple group interactions, as well as recorded sessions and the use of online tools.