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october, 2019

wed16oct(oct 16)00:00wed27nov(nov 27)00:00Online Teaching AcademyMastering Online Teaching in Business Education(october 16) 00:00 - (november 27) 00:00 CET Location: online and Milan, Italy

Event Details

Brought to you by the EOCCS Community and EFMD GN Professional Development

Introduction

Online Teaching Academy represents a certified course that will provide 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. Participants will understand the value and opportunities of an online environment and learn how to become effective online instructors. This represents a significant opportunity for early-stage online teachers or those 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.

The course is offered by the EOCCS (EFMD Online Course Certification System) Community of Practice and EFMD GN Professional Development. It will be delivered by leading experts in the field.

Target Group

  • Faculty and early-career researchers with no experience in online learning or teaching interested in finding out more about this teaching format.
  • Faculty with some experience of teaching blended or online modules within management education seeking to expand their understanding of effective online teaching practices and explore new techniques and trends.
  • Teaching & Learning Executives and Learning Designers overseeing the transition of a business school, corporate university or a L&D unit to online teaching.

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

Structure
Effort required: equivalent to a five-day face-to-face program (40 hours)
The learning experience will be flexible as in blended and online learning. The course consists of three consecutive periods.

  1. Two weeks Online: from 16th October till 30th October
  2. Face-to-Face Workshop: 4th November, 13:00h – 6th November, 12:30h CET
    (Face-to-Face Workshop to be held in Milan is free of charge for participants of Online Teaching Academy)
  3. Three weeks Online: from 6th November till 27th November

This course will be highly practical throughout and conclude with an applied project drawing on their learning across the course. The detailed syllabus of the programme can be downloaded here

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.

Skills:

  • Design a blended or an online learning experience based on sound learning-design principles, best practices and trends.
  • Create rich and holistic interactive experiences to engage students and enhance learning.
  • Apply different methods and tools to support online learners.
  • Develop (and maintain) a dynamic online community and support peer-to-peer interactions.
  • Design formative and summative assessments, using a range of technology and tools suitable for online learning.
  • Design and deliver effective synchronous learning sessions.

Application process

  1. Please fill in the online registration form.
  2. Your registration will be reviewed by Online Teaching Academy team.
  3. You will receive a confirmation that your registration has been approved.
  4. Your learning journey starts!

Tuition fees

• EFMD member: EUR 3.200
• Non-member: EUR 3.500

The tuition fee excludes travel expenses and local accommodation during the face-to-face workshop.

CANCELLATION POLICY: Cancellations must be confirmed in writing before 30th of September 2019. A cancellation fee of EUR 100 will be charged if made before 30th of September. 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.

Host

Politecnico di Milano School of Management

Location

online and Milan, Italy

Time

October 16 (Wednesday) 00:00 - November 27 (Wednesday) 00:00 CET

Address

Politecnico di Milano School of Management

Via Raffaele Lambruschini, 4C, 20156 Milano MI, Italy

Programme

Week I (16 – 23 October)

00:00 – 00:00

Topics covered in this phase:
– Definition and benefits of Online & Blended Learning
– Building learning community online
– Challenges in designing a blended program

Week II (23 – 30 October)

00:00 – 00:00

Topics covered in this phase:
– Introduction to course design
– Tools for specific course design
– Reflection on tools and technology used in Week

Week III - Face-to-Face Workshop (4 – 6 November)

(Face-to-Face Workshop to be held in Milan is free of charge for participants of Online Teaching Academy)

Monday 4 November

12:00 – 13:00

Coffee & Registration

13:00 – 13:30

Welcome & Recap from previous online period

  • Sarah Grant, Head of Online Learning Design, Imperial College Business School, UK
  • Martin Rodríguez, Director of IE Publishing & High Impact Online Programs, IE Business School & IE Exponential Learning, Spain

13:30 – 14:45

Case discussion: Professor Bernaldo (B): I went blended and now what?!

14:45 – 15:00

Coffee Break

15:00 – 16:15

Workshop and discussion about online teaching challenges from both perspectives:
professors and schools

16:15 – 17:00

Panel discussion & experience sharing
During the session will be discussed the first steps and main challenges an institution is facing when entering the online teaching arena.

  • Federico Frattini, Associate Dean for Digital Transformation, Politecnico di Milano SOM, Italy
  • Anne Swanberg, Dean Teach & Learn, Associate Professor, BI Norwegian Business School, Norway

17:00 – 17:30

Understanding your audience and their needs

19:00 – 21:30

Networking dinner at SoM Politecnico di Milano

Tuesday 5 November

08:30 – 09:00

Course Design recapitulation

09:00 – 10:30

Interaction design and engagement

10:30 – 11:00

Coffee break

11:00 – 12:30

Maximising interaction and the learning experience

12:30 – 13:30

Lunch

13:30 – 15:30

Workshop part I
Application of course design

15:30 – 15:45

Coffee break

15:45 – 17:15

Workshop part II
Application of course design

18:00

Bus pick up at SoM Politecnico di Milano

18:30 – 19:30

Guided tour around La Triennale di Milano Museum

19:30 – 21:30

Networking dinner at Terrazza Triennale – Osteria con Vista

Wednesday 6 November

08:30 – 10:30

Assessment & Feedback

10:30 – 11:00

Coffee Break

11:00 – 12:00

Learning Analytics

12:00 – 13:00

Summary and getting ready for the final assignments

13:00 – 14:00

Lunch

Week IV (6 – 13 November)

00:00 – 00:00

Focus on the assignement:
Developing a course plan for a blended or online course from a program or a new course.

Week V (13 – 20 November)

00:00 – 00:00

Focus on the assignement and on providing peer feedback

Week VI (20 – 27 November)

00:00 – 00:00

Videoconference recap and assessment

Speakers for this event

  • Martín Rodríguez

    Martín Rodríguez

    Director of IE Publishing & High Impact Online Programs at IE Business School & IE Exponential Learning. Adjunct Professor of Managing Creative Projects

    Director of IE Publishing & High Impact Online Programs at IE Business School & IE Exponential Learning. Adjunct Professor of Managing Creative Projects

  • Sarah Grant

    Sarah Grant

    Head of Online Learning Design at Imperial College Business School

    Head of Online Learning Design at Imperial College Business School

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