Professional Development

Student discussing project with her professional advisors

Hone Your Skills

Digital Learning offers one-on-one consultations, in-depth workshops and online boot camps for individuals interested in learning more about topics related to online course design and technology-enhanced teaching. 

To see the full listing of our offerings, please visit Events.

Technology Training

Digital Learning supports technologies that provide online proctoring, visual discussion boards, interactive video player, digital badging, and the full suite of apps offered by Adobe Creative Cloud. If you’re interested in learning more about the technologies and tools we support, visit InTech or Adobe & Arizona, or join us for a workshop or office hours.

To learn more and register for upcoming workshops, please visit Events.

Applying the QM Rubric Workshop

We offer two workshops free of charge to the University community. These rigorous workshops are developed by QM and facilitated by Digital Learning.

  • The Applying the Quality Matters Rubric (APPQMR) is the introductory workshop for the QM rubric and how to apply it to review course design. We are able to offer the APPQMR at no charge to our faculty and staff through our Quality Matters Arizona Consortium subscription.
  • The Improving Your Online Course (IYOC) provides instructors who are currently teaching online a framework to review their course and create an improvement plan.

To learn more and register for upcoming workshops, please visit Events.

GTA Boot Camp

The Graduate Teaching Assistant Boot Camp is a fully online workshop offered through Digital Learning that focuses on online course design and spans a range of topics that include myths and misconceptions in online courses, writing strong learning objectives (and why that is important), creating engaging course activities, working with technology and various tech tools, student support and accessibility in online courses, best practices in online course design and more.

To learn more and register for upcoming workshops, please visit Events.

Adjunct Boot Camp

This fully online and asynchronous professional development opportunity designed with adjunct instructors in mind introduces these instructors to a wide range of information, resources, and services that can help support their students and successfully navigate their time at the University of Arizona. This workshop introduces the information about UA; an introduction to effective course design; an overview of how courses are structured and mapped out; increasing engagement in online courses; adding personal touches to fully-developed online courses; student support and accessibility considerations; and best practices in online course design.

To learn more and register for upcoming workshops, please visit Events.