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Teaching Online Certification (TOC)

Summer 2020
Facilitated by CTE Staff
April 24 - June 26
Online Only

Summer 2020
Facilitated by CTE Staff
May 22 - July 24
Online Only

This online course has been designed specifically for faculty who will be teaching online and/or hybrid courses.

The minimum requirements to participate in this training include:

  1. Currently teaching at Lansing Community College.
  2. Possess basic computer skills, including the ability to:
    • Use email
    • Add and open attachments in email
    • Create new files
    • Modify existing files
    • Save files in commonly used word processing program formats
    • Copy and paste text
    • Download and install software

Participants can expect to develop an understanding of online tools, gain knowledge of pedagogical approaches and assessment options, and student engagement techniques in the online learning environment. Participants will explore existing and evolving technologies, including communication and collaboration applications as well as educational technology systems and trends. This course is intended for those who have an understanding of the current LCC Course Management System.

Please Note: Participants can expect to spend an estimated 5-8 hours per week engaged in this 9-week online course resulting in a master course of their own design. While this is an online training, it is not self-paced.

For additional information contact Laura Cottrell at (517) 483-1444.

Teaching Online Certification Registration Form

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Please note: The email address provided above will be used for all communications prior to the start of this course.

The successful completion of TOC is required for faculty wishing to teach online and hybrid sections. In order to successfully complete the course (i.e., pass) the course, I understand that:

  1. Participants will need to spend at least 12-15 hours per week during the Fall and Spring semesters completing class work (and a minimum of 15-20 hours per week during the Summer semester).
  2. This is an online training, but it is not self-paced. Participants must meet specific deadlines for each assignment, discussion forum, etc., and they will have things to do, learn, reflect on, and submit nearly every day.
  3. Participants are expected to regularly interact with others in a meaningful way.

Lansing Community College is committed to providing equal employment opportunities and equal education for all persons regardless of race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, creed, ancestry, height, weight, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, familial status, marital status, military status, veteran's status, or other status as protected by law, or genetic information that is unrelated to the person's ability to perform the duties of a particular job or position or that is unrelated to the person's ability to participate in educational programs, courses services or activities offered by the college.

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies: Equal Opportunity Officer, Washington Court Place, 309 N. Washington Square Lansing, MI 48933, 517-483-1730; Employee Coordinator 504/ADA, Administration Building, 610 N. Capitol Ave. Lansing, MI 48933, 517-483-1875; Student Coordinator 504/ADA, Gannon Building, 411 N. Grand Ave. Lansing, MI 48933, 517-483-1885; Lori Willett, Human Resource Manager/Title IX Coordinator, Administration Building, 610 N. Capitol Ave. Lansing, MI 48933, 517-483-1870; Christine Thompson, Student Title IX Coordinator, Gannon Building, 411 N. Grand Ave. Lansing, MI 48933, 517-483-1261.

Center for Teaching Excellence
TLC Building
400 N. Capitol, Suite 324
Lansing, MI 48933
Phone: (517) 483-1680
Email: cte@star.lcc.edu
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