Self-Paced Professional Learning Opportunities for Faculty

Beachy photo with the phrase Professional Development for SummerThis summer, dive into our self-paced, asynchronous offerings! They are designed to fit into your schedule and help you achieve your goals.

Design for Learning Institute

Join a learning community of JMU experts, peers, and mentors as you develop or redesign a course. Gain practical teaching tips and assessment strategies for a digital learning environment as you progress through this Canvas-based institute at your own pace, with instructional designers ready to meet with you for customized support.
Learn more or sign up by June 2 to participate asynchronously in summer 2022.

Get Started Using Open Textbooks

Get an introduction to open textbooks in this self-paced online workshop. Explore existing open textbooks available for use in your courses. After you complete this workshop, you’ll be eligible to write a review of an open textbook and receive a $200 stipend.
Learn more or apply by July 28 to participate asynchronously in summer 2022.

Learning Access through Universal Design

Learn how to apply the fundamental principles of universal design for learning (UDL) in this asynchronous Canvas course (approximately 2-4 hours). Instructional designers will be ready to meet with you for additional support.
Learn more or sign up by June 2 to participate asynchronously in summer 2022.

Teaching with Canvas and Zoom at JMU

Learn the essentials of teaching with Canvas and Zoom at JMU in this self-paced, Canvas-based workshop for all skill levels. Get helpful materials on pedagogies, technologies, and practical strategies for hybrid and online teaching and learning.
Learn more or sign up at any time!