Training and Workshops

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Expand your technology tool kit and learn innovative ways to engage students and enhance the learning environment!

Training and workshops are being offered for faculty and staff on the following topics: 

Instructional Design Series

Effective Instruction in the Online Environment (3-Part Self-Paced Certification Course)

  • Unit 1: Teaching & Learning
  • Unit 2: Course Creation
  • Unit 3: Course Facilitation

The Chunking Principle  Learn:

  • About the theory underlying the principle and the effect of chunking on student learning
  • Evidence-based principles for structuring modules and multimedia in blended, hybrid and online learning environments


Instructional Strategies

Case-based Learning → Learn:

  • How to design case-based activity to support conceptual understanding of topics
  • Techniques to facilitate case-based learning activities

Discussion-based Teaching → Learn:

  • How to design discussion activity to promote critical thinking
  • Techniques to facilitate faculty-student and student-student interactions

Formative Evaluation Methods → Learn:

  • Methods for garnering student input throughout the course to gauge student understanding of course content
  • Relevant learning technologies to augment formative evaluation measures

Ignatian Pedagogy: Designing Instructional Strategies to Foster Transformation

  • Principles of the Ignatian Pedagogy Paradigm
  • How to apply principles of Ignatian Pedagogy in the design of instructional strategies

Motivational Design of Instruction

  • Principles and applications of motivational design theory
  • Relevant learning technologies to augment motivational design strategies

Using VoiceThread to Support Learning

  • About the theory underlying collaborative learning
  • How to create collaborative learning experiences and/or use VoiceThread for assessment


Visit the registration page for more detailed descriptions of the training and workshop sessions along with links to relevant research or instructional guides. Workshops will be held at Loyola University Chicago, Health Sciences Division, Building 125, Room 4505.