The Center for Online Learning, Teaching and Technology

Teaching Online

Professional Development Series

The Center for Online Learning, Teaching & Technology invites you to participate in the Teaching Online Professional Development Series.



This series of live Webinars is offered to UTPA Faculty who currently teach fully online or reduced seat courses. We are utilizing “Collaborate” through Blackboard CourseSites to deliver a total of 7 sessions every other week throughout the Fall Semester.

To register for the series, or to select specific sessions, go to: and sign in using your UTPA username and password. Under “Class Listings” select “Active (open)” and locate the COLTT PDS listings, then click on Register. Once your registration has been received, you will be sent a confirmation and set of directions for logging in.



Teaching Online: Professional Development Series

Tuesday, January 29, 2013 12:10-12:50 PM What is this Thing Called Alignment?
Tuesday, February 12, 2013 12:10-12:50 PM Reduced Seat, Blended, or Hybrid?
Tuesday, February 26, 2013 12:10-12:50 PM Using Groups to Maximize What Students Learn Online
Tuesday, March 26, 2013 12:10-12:50 PM Effective Methods of Assessing Online Learners
Tuesday, April 9, 2013 12:10-12:50 PM Developing Interactive Online Learning Activities
Tuesday, April 23, 2013 12:10-12:50 PM Increasing Presence Online without Really Being There


If you have any questions regarding registering for any sessions offered in this series, please contact Edgar Gonzalez