College of General Studies

Workshops and Training Opportunities

Past Events

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Teaching On-line Courses

(But were afraid to ask) October 2016

This one-hour workshop covers the latest in best practices for teaching effective on-line courses. Learn how to avoid the common pitfalls in on-line instruction, and to successfully apply evidence-based approaches to address the unique challenges of digital learning. Topics will include developing on-line communities, applying proven teaching strategies, and designing appropriate assessment methods. Don’t miss this opportunity to put your on-line instruction on a solid foundation. Download flyer.


CGS Faculty Orientation 
Policies, Procedures, Tips, and the Instructors Guidebook (August 2016)

This interactive workshop is designed for both new CGS faculty members, as well as for seasoned instructors wishing to get the latest information concerning CGS policies, procedures and guidelines. You will also learn more about veteran and CGS nontraditional students from guest speakers from the Office of Veterans Services and the CGS McCarl Center for Nontraditional Student Success. Whether you are teaching your first class for CGS, or your 100, there will be something new and helpful for you in this training. Facilitated by CGS Academic Affairs in Partnership with the University Center for Teaching and Learning. Flyer.