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Getting Started with online teaching digital badge - Call for Participation

                                         Online Teaching

As part of the National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching & Learning's open access digital badge initiative, Hibernia College, Cork IT and UL have teamed up to create the online course Getting Started with Online Teaching. This course is intended for anyone involved in teaching or supporting teachers or support staff to take the first steps into online teaching. We expect that as a result from participating, teaching staff can:

Participants are expected to invest about 25 hours of learner effort in total during 6 weeks (approx. 4 hours/week). The course is divided into four sections and will include activities that should be completed collaboratively through the discussion forum on the virtual learning environment (VLE). Every participant who completes the course and meets the associated evidence criteria will be eligible to claim the Forum's digital badge for Getting Started with Online Teaching.


The course will commence with a one hour webinar on April 12th at 1pm. A maximum of 30 participants can be included in this iteration. Expressions of interest are welcome until Monday April 2nd through this registration form:

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