Course Schedule

DateCourse Activities
Week 1
Mon - Wed

Engage in the following activities:

  • Read Course Overview and Course Schedule (located in the Hub)
  • Find the Open Forum for ongoing general course communication (located in the Hub)
  • Answer the poll in Week 1
  • Contribute to the Video Introductions Activity (located in Week 1)
  • Read Week 1 Overview
  • Read Preparing for Synchronous Sessions notes in Week 1
Tues

Attend Live Synchronous Welcome Session in Blackboard Collaborate Room 1 (1 hour)

Mon - Sun

Participate in the Week 1 Discussion Forum (see prompts in forum), posting and responding to posts

TBD

Informal "Tech Time" in Blackboard Collaborate; to explore the platform and get your questions answered

By Sat

Deadline to indicate if you'd like to be on the Reviewing Participant or Practicing Facilitator track; respond to the facilitator's Open Forum post
Week 2
Mon - Tues

Engage in the following activities:

  • Read Week 2 Overview
  • Read Facilitating Synchronous Sessions notes in Week 2
  • Answer the poll in Week 2
Mon

Attend Live Synchronous Processes Session in Blackboard Collaborate Room 1 (1 hour)

Mon - Sun

Engage in the following activities:

  • Review videos for the Sample Synchros activity and post by Wednesday about your examples
  • Participate in the Week 2 Discussion Forum, posting and responding to posts
Mon - Sun
For Practicing Facilitators: Reach out in the Week 2 Discussion Forum if you have questions for course facilitators or your course colleagues. Book any practice sessions and then advertise the time of your facilitation session in the Booking Calendar (in the Hub) so that course colleagues/facilitators can try to attend.
TBD Informal "Tech Time" in Blackboard Collaborate; to explore the platform and get your questions answered
By Sun
For Reviewing Participants: Give feedback to your course colleagues who are "Practicing Facilitators" as they post questions in the Week 2 Discussion Forum. Note times in your schedule that you can attend facilitation sessions for your colleagues.
Week 3
Mon - Tues

Engage in the following activities

  • Read Week 3 Overview
  • Read Following Up After Synchronous Sessions notes in Week 3
  • Answer the poll in Week 3
Mon - Sun

Participate in the Week 3 Discussion Forum (see prompts in forum), posting and responding to posts

By Wed

For Practicing Facilitators: Facilitate your synchronous session and reflect on it as per the directions in the Course Overview. Attend at least one other session.

For Reviewing Participants: Attend at least two synchronous sessions facilitated by Practicing Facilitators.

By Thurs
For Practicing Facilitators, post in the Week 3 Discussion forum about your facilitation session, using the 3-2-1 structure as per the directions in the Course Overview 
Fri
Attend Live Synchronous Wrap-Up Session in Blackboard Collaborate Room 1 (45 min)
By Sun
For Reviewing Participants, give feedback to the facilitator(s) for the sessions that you attend, based on their post in the Week 3 discussion forum
By Sun
Submit Course Self-Assessment Rubric and Complete Course Evaluation
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