may, 2022

mon23maywed01junONLINE TEACHING ACADEMYMoving beyond remote teaching to master all aspects of online education12:00 - (june 1) 16:00 Location:Rome, Italy

Event Details

The Online Teaching Academy is a certified professional development programme that equips participants with the theoretical and practical tools required to design an effective online or blended learning experience based on sound learning-design principles, best practices and trends.

This programme is delivered by leading experts in the field who will help you move beyond the crisis to deliver high-quality online learning!

Participants will learn about the value and opportunities of an online environment and how to become effective online instructors. This represents a significant opportunity for any faculty interested in orientating themselves in the online learning space who are looking to keep up with the rapidly-evolving market and explore current trends and innovations.

 

Target Group:

  • Faculty and early-career researchers with some experience in online learning or teaching interested in designing an effective online course which goes beyond videoconferencing
  • Learning design professionals with a basic knowledge of online learning design who are interested in understanding the wider landscape of teaching online at a higher education institution, updating and increasing their level of understanding

Participants that complete all mandatory parts of the course will be declared EFMD Certified Online Facilitators.

 

Dates and Venue:

23 – 27 May 2022: Online preparation

30 May – 1 June 2022: Face to face at Luiss Business School in Rome with a possibility to attend live online (hybrid format)

 

Learning outcomes:

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

Knowledge:

  • Articulate the advantages of online education to support student’s academic and professional development
  • Compare and contrast different models of online and blended learning
  • Identify the key challenges in online and blended learning and discuss strategies for potential solutions as well as identify tools that can be used to face these challenges
  • Reflect on how to use learning analytics to gather insights into learner behaviour
  • Learn about the different resources that are at their disposal when designing and delivering an online course

Skills:

  • Design a blended or an online learning experience based on sound learning design principles, best practices and trends (including synchronous and asynchronous teaching)
  • Create rich and holistic interactive experiences to engage students and enhance learning
  • Apply different methods and tools to support online learners including: videoconferences and case discussions, videos, assessments, discussion boards, feedback, interactions, learning analytics, etc.
  • Design formative and summative assessments, using a range of technology and tools suitable for online learning

 

Programme structure

This is a highly-interactive and practical programme. You will work in teams to redesign a pre-existing face-to-face course into an online or blended provision.

Online Preparation

Format: Online (one week: 5 hours of asynchronous work and one live online session of 90 minutes)

  • Meet and greet
  • Introduction to online teaching
  • The online teaching market for business education
  • Online teaching formats (from MOOCs, SPOCs, to blended learning)
  • Online facilitation: The professor’s role, the materials, the infrastructure and the learning systems
  • The benefits of online teaching
  • Understanding your institutional context
  • Introduction to online course design
  • Identify a project to redesign in online format

Residential period

Format: In-person/hybrid (three full days)

  • The challenges of online teaching and learning
  • The support needed from your institution
  • Understanding your institutional context
  • Panel discussion & experience sharing
  • Teaching case studies online
  • Reimagining education for digital transformation
  • How do students learn?
  • The imperial approach: An introduction to activity-based learning
  • Constructive alignment and Bloom’s taxonomy for a digital age
  • Videos and multimedia materials
  • Interaction design and engagement
  • Different types of assessments. Machine graded, peer evaluations, faculty based. Formative and summative assessments
  • Providing feedback
  • Learning Analytics, dashboards and ethics
  • Online course delivery
  • Conclusions and final reflections.
  • Final Assignment: Redesign a pre-existing face-to-face course into an online or blended provision. You will be assessed on the following criteria:
  • Application of concepts, structures and best practices
  • Use of templates
  • Final presentations

 

Evaluation:

  • 25% Active participation
  • 75% Group assignment

Registration

REGISTER HERE

Programme

All indicated time slots are CEST (Brussels time)

Week 23-27 May

 

Format: Online (one week: 5 hours of asynchronous work and one live online session of 90 minutes)

 

  • Meet and greet
  • Introduction to online teaching
  • The online teaching market for business education
  • Online teaching formats (from MOOCs, SPOCs, to blended learning)
  • Online facilitation: The professor’s role, the materials, the infrastructure and the learning systems
  • The benefits of online teaching
  • Understanding your institutional context
  • Introduction to online course design
  • Identify a project to redesign in online format

26 May 18:00 – 19:30

Live online session via Zoom

Monday 30 May

9:00 – 9:30

Registration

9:30 – 10:00

Welcome & recap from previous online period

10:00 – 11:45

Case discussions

11:45 – 12:00

Coffee break

12:00 – 13:00

Workshop and discussion about online teaching challenges

13:00 – 14:00

Lunch

14:00 – 15:00

The videoconference, structure and tools
Teaching case studies online
Online course delivery

15:00 – 16:00

Reimagining education for digital transformation
Introduction to course design and principles

16:00 – 16:15

Coffee break

16:15 – 16:30

Introduction to the workshops and final assignment

16:30 – 17:30

Panel discussion & Experience sharing

19:00

Networking dinner @Luiss

Tuesday 31 May

9:00 – 10:45

Course design and principles
The Imperial approach: An introduction to activity-based learning
Constructive alignment and Bloom’s taxonomy for a digital age

10:45 – 11:00

Coffee break

11:00 – 13:00

Videos and multimedia materials
Interaction design and engagement. Maximizing interaction and the learning experience

13:00 – 14:00

Lunch

14:00 – 16:00

Course redesign workshop: Part 1

16:00 – 16:15

Coffee break

16:15 – 17:45

Course redesign workshop: Part 2

19:30

Restaurant dinner

Wednesday 1 June

9:00 – 10:00

Different types of assessments (machine graded, peer evaluations, faculty-based; formative and summative assessments)

10:00 – 10:45

Providing feedback

10:45 – 11:00

Coffee break

11:00 – 12:00

Learning Analytics, dashboards and ethics

12:00 – 13:00

Lunch

13:00 – 14:30

Workshop: Part II

14:30 – 15:30

Final Presentations and feedback

15:30 – 16:00

Closing and graduation ceremony

Practical information

Tuition fees

Early Bird offer for registrations until 24 April 2022 (included):
EFMD Member: EUR 2.000 (plus 22% VAT)
Non-Member: EUR 2.500 (plus 22% VAT)

Normal fee as of 25 April 2022:
EFMD Member: EUR 2.400 (plus 22% VAT)
Non-Member: EUR 2.900 (plus 22% VAT)

! Special Discounts for multiple registrations from the same institution:
10% for the second participant
20% for the third and fourth participant (the number of participants from one institution should not exceed 4)

Please note that the registration deadline is the 22nd of May 2022.

Cancellation policy

Cancellations must be confirmed in writing before 24 April 2022. A cancellation fee of EUR 100.00 (plus 22% VAT) will be charged if made before 24 April 2022.
After the given dates, we are unable to refund any fees. However, in such cases, substitutes are welcome at no extra cost as long as we receive notification of the name, title and address of the substitute.

EFMD’s Health & Safety policy for in-person attendance

Please refer to the EFMD general policy and local authorities requirements to enter the country.
Please note that entry into Italy shall be authorised upon the presentation of both:

  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) in digital or paper format
  • Covid-19 vaccine passport (vaccination certificate with vaccines authorised by the European medical agency, recovery certificate or negative molecular or antigen test)

The hosting institution strongly recommends the use of either surgical or FFP2 masks in indoor and outdoor spaces should the distance between people be less that 1 meter.

All participants are kindly asked to make sure that they comply with these requirements.

Accommodation

Accommodation expenses are not included in the tuition fee.
EFMD has negotiated preferential rates at two hotels close to the venue (within 20-min walking distance):
Mercure Roma Corso Trieste 4*, Via Gradisca, 29, 00198 Rome (for bookings please contact h3320@accor.com, bookings based on availability)
Santa Costanza 4*, Viale XXI Aprile 4, 00162 Rome (for bookings please contact info.hsc@omniahotels.com, bookings based on availability)

Venue and contact

Luiss Business School, Villa Blanc, Via Nomentana, 216, 00162 Rome
Phone number: 39 06 852251

Transportation

From Leonardo Da Vinci – Fiumicino Airport:

– by taxi: There is now a standard 48 Euro charge by taxi from the airport to the city centre, where LUISS Business School is located. You can pre-book a pick up transfer using the Rome City Service available at 39 06 0609 or at this link. You will normally find taxis at the typical taxi stands, which are almost everywhere, including in Rome’s primary train station, Roma Termini. Drivers usually charge EUR 1 per pack they have to handle, and occasional travellers may find some storage limitations in this kind of transport. Taxis are, by far, the highest-priced way to get around Rome.

– by train: There is the Leonardo Express which operates from Fiumicino Airport to the central Termini Station which is located 10 minutes from to the event venue by public transport. Journey time is 35 minutes. The ticket costs 14 euro per person. From the airport trains operate from 6:37 am until 11:37pm. From Termini Station they operate from 5:52 am until 10:52 pm. Please follow the standard safety precautions when traveling through Termini, especially during evening and night hours. Refer to this website.

Speakers

  • Martín Rodríguez

    Martín Rodríguez

    Director of IE Publishing & Executive Education Online, IE University, ES

    Director of IE Publishing & Executive Education Online, IE University, ES

  • Sarah Grant

    Sarah Grant

    Associate Director, Edtech Lab, Imperial College Business School, UK

    Associate Director, Edtech Lab, Imperial College Business School, UK

Location

Rome, Italy

Time

may 23 (monday) 12:00 - june 1 (wednesday) 16:00

Address

Luiss Business School

Villa Blanc, Via Nomentana, 216 00162 Rome, Italy