eLearning in the CTL
As a part of CTL, the eLearning team creates evidence-based programs and scholarly resources to ensure that technology-enabled learning is one of Western’s institutional strengths. We support faculty so that Western’s students are engaged in deep, meaningful learning experiences, enhanced by learning technologies, regardless of the delivery method of the course.
For instructor eLearning questions and support, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Submit an inquiry and we will connect you with the appropriate person to answer your question. You will receive a response within 2 business days.
We provide support on a variety of eLearning topics, including:
- OWL course site design
- blended course design
- online course design
- graphic design
- online learner orientation
- video and lightboard recording
- selection and evaluation of eLearning tools
- technology enhanced teaching and learning activities
- technology enhanced assessment.
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CTL Programs and Workshops
eLearning Lunch and Learn Series - lunch-time introductions to new technologies to use in the classroom, and best practices for integrating eLearning tools (typically offered four times over the academic year)
Connect Series - fully online 'lightning rounds' profiling new eLearning ideas, practices, trials, and experiments. Hosted through Blackboard Collaborate.
Teaching with Technology Day - a day-long event offering hands-on sessions for technology-mediated teaching and learning (typically offered in May)
Instructional Skills Workshop Online (ISW-O) - six week online workshop that prepares instructors for facilitating online learning experiences (typically offered in the Spring)
Supported Course Redesign (SCoRe) - opportunity for selected faculty to transform a fully face-to-face large-enrollment, foundational course into a blended offering, with the full support of a course redesign team
A knowledge-base of questions and answers about eLearning at Western University.
A collection of eLearning concepts and technologies at Western University.
Taking an online course offers flexibility in learning, but also requires independent learning skills. The following lessons help students prepare for online learning experiences.