Blend@UW Course Design Program

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Blend@UW Fall 2015 - CLOSED

Blend@UW Fall 2015 is an eight-week series of 1½ hour class sessions that supports Educational Innovation by helping faculty design blended courses that foster deeper, more active learning for students.

Participants of Blend@UW Fall 2015 will:

  • Develop a course map of that includes activities, delivery format, technology to be leveraged, and assessment models;
  • Spend about 1.5 hours in class and 2-3 hours outside of class per week completing course assignments; and
  • Be introduced to technologies that can help them reach their course goals.

Participants receive a $1000 stipend upon successful completion of course activities. The stipend is an internal transfer of funds from DoIT to the participant's department and is not paid out directly to the participant. It is intended for professional development or the collection of materials and resources necessary for implementing their blended learning course design plan. Participants should check with their department’s financial specialist for further information about how these funds can be spent.

Program Dates / Locations:

  • Section 1: Wednesdays (2:30 - 4:00 p.m.), September 9 - October 28 | 302 Middleton Building, 1305 Linden Drive
  • Section 2: Thursdays (2:30 - 4:00 p.m.), September 10 - October 29 | 1222 Health Sciences Learning Center, 750 Highland Avenue

Upcoming Offerings

Blend@UW Winter 2016

Blend@UW Winter 2016 is an intensive, week-long series of ½ day sessions that helps instructors design a blended unit (1-3 weeks of instruction). The program supports Educational Innovation by helping faculty develop blended courses that foster deeper, more active learning for students.

Participants of Blend@UW Winter 2016 will:

  • Work with peers and facilitators to develop a course map that includes activities, delivery format, technology to be leveraged, and assessment models; and
  • Spend about 30 hours in and out of class completing course assignments.

Participants receive a $500 stipend upon successful completion of course activities. The stipend is an internal transfer of funds from DoIT to the participant's department and is not paid out directly to the participant. It is intended for professional development or the collection of materials and resources necessary for implementing their blended learning course design plan. Participants should check with their department’s financial specialist for further information about how these funds can be spent.

Program Dates / Location:

  • Monday, January 4 - Friday, January 8, 2016. ;8:30 am - 12:00 pm | 302 Middleton Building, 1305 Linden Drive

Application Deadline: December 4, 2015 at 5:00 pm.

Blend@UW Spring 2016

Blend@UW Spring 2016 is an eight-week series of 1½ hour class sessions that supports Educational Innovation by helping faculty design blended courses that foster deeper, more active learning for students.

Participants of Blend@UW Spring 2016 will:

  • Develop a course map of that includes activities, delivery format, technology to be leveraged, and assessment models;
  • Spend about 1.5 hours in class and 2-3 hours outside of class per week completing course assignments; and
  • Be introduced to technologies that can help them reach their course goals.

Participants receive a $1000 stipend upon successful completion of course activities. The stipend is an internal transfer of funds from DoIT to the participant's department and is not paid out directly to the participant. It is intended for professional development or the collection of materials and resources necessary for implementing their blended learning course design plan. Participants should check with their department’s financial specialist for further information about how these funds can be spent

Program Dates / Locations:

  • Section 1: Wednesdays (2:30 - 4:00 p.m.), January 27 - March 16 | 302 Middleton Building, 1305 Linden Drive
  • Section 2: Thursdays (2:30 - 4:00 p.m.), January 28 - March 17 | 1222 Health Sciences Learning Center, 750 Highland Avenue

Application deadline: December 4, 2015 at 5:00 pm.

Blend@UW Summer 2016

Blend@UW Summer 2016 is an intensive, week-long series of ½ day sessions that helps instructors design a blended unit (1-3 weeks of instruction). The program supports Educational Innovation by helping faculty develop blended courses that foster deeper, more active learning for students.

Participants of Blend@UW Summer 2016 will:

  • Work with peers and facilitators to develop a course map that includes activities, delivery format, technology to be leveraged, and assessment models; and
  • Spend about 30 hours in and out of class completing course assignments.

Participants receive a $500 stipend upon successful completion of course activities. The stipend is an internal transfer of funds from DoIT to the participant's department and is not paid out directly to the participant. It is intended for professional development or the collection of materials and resources necessary for implementing their blended learning course design plan. Participants should check with their department’s financial specialist for further information about how these funds can be spent.

Program Dates / Location:

  • Monday, June 6 - Friday, June 10, 2016. 8:30 am - 12:00 pm | 302 Middleton Building, 1305 Linden Drive

Application Deadline: May 2, 2016 at 5:00 pm.

Blend@UW Fall 2016

Blend@UW Fall 2016 is an eight-week series of 1½ hour class sessions that supports Educational Innovation by helping faculty design blended courses that foster deeper, more active learning for students.

Participants of Blend@UW Fall 2016 will:

  • Develop a course map of that includes activities, delivery format, technology to be leveraged, and assessment models;
  • Spend about 1.5 hours in class and 2-3 hours outside of class per week completing course assignments; and
  • Be introduced to technologies that can help them reach their course goals.

Participants receive a $1000 stipend upon successful completion of course activities. The stipend is an internal transfer of funds from DoIT to the participant's department and is not paid out directly to the participant. It is intended for professional development or the collection of materials and resources necessary for implementing their blended learning course design plan. Participants should check with their department’s financial specialist for further information about how these funds can be spent.

Program Dates / Locations:

  • Section 1: Wednesdays (2:30 - 4:00 p.m.), September 7 - October 26 | 302 Middleton Building, 1305 Linden Drive
  • Section 2: Thursdays (2:30 - 4:00 p.m.), September 8 - October 27 | 1222 Health Sciences Learning Center, 750 Highland Avenue (TENTATIVE)

Application Deadline: May 2, 2016 at 5:00 pm.

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