Training Resources and Opportunities

The following opportunities are offered by the Center for Faculty Excellence.

Register for Upcoming Virtual Workshops on Teaching

Essentials for Remote Teaching and Learning

CFE Resource Updated for Spring 2021

Designed to help you make the transition to hybrid or remote teaching, this asynchronous course can be taken at your own pace, focusing on components most important to you. Learn more about research-based course design principles; Spring 2021 Modes of Teaching, aligning course goals/activities/assessments; facilitating student interactions with attention to diversity, equity and inclusion; and using best practices for grading and assessment. Visit the course enrollment page in Sakai.

UNC-CH Remote Teaching Field Notes

Many Carolina faculty have posted brief Field Notes to describe teaching strategies that have worked to enhance student engagement or learning in remote teaching and learning. Get ideas on easy-to-implement strategies or share your own examples. Share your teaching practice.

Panopto Training for UNC

Upcoming Panopto Webinars

Register for Panopto’s ongoing webinars by following the link for each session.
NOTE: Panopto’s public webinars may not fully reflect UNC’s learning environment. For example, sessions may feature a learning management system other than Sakai.

More information on Panopto at UNC-Chapel Hill

The Center For Faculty Excellence

Information on The Center for Faculty Excellence.

Upcoming Workshops

We will post upcoming workshops here. In most cases, Zoom meeting links will be sent via a reminder email at least one day prior to the Session and posted here on the Keep Teaching website. We encourage you to add the event to your own calendar.

Designing Effective Online Courses (DEOC)

This online workshop supports faculty and staff across the System in moving their courses to an online format or using digital tools in their physical classrooms. New session starts October 25 (only time offered this semester). Free, but space is limited, and registration is required. Learn more and register.

UNC System Lunch and Learn Events: DLI4Faculty Communities of Practice

UNC Lunch and Learn Event Schedule

Digital Accessibility Office (DAO)

DAO offers a wide range of training opportunities on different topics around Digital Accessibility.  View calendar, space availability, and register for any DAO training at Carolina Talent.

Recordings of Previous Trainings

Resilient Teaching

Getting Organized: Using the Lessons Tool in Sakai

Assessment in Sakai: Assignments, Tests & Quizzes

Facilitating Synchronous Student Interaction with Remote Teaching

Facilitating Asynchronous Student Interaction with Remote Teaching

Preparing Your Course for HyFlex

Getting Started with Poll Everywhere

Guides to Digital Tools

If you’re looking for step-by-step instructions about how to use Sakai, Zoom, video recording, and other digital tools, please see the Digital Solutions page.

Help Videos

Video guides to accessibility, library, Sakai, and other campus resources are available on the Help Videos page.

External Training Sources

REMOTE: Racial Equity in Online Education

This event has already occurred. Visit the USC Center for Urban Education website for session recordings.

For additional resources in pedagogy and best practices from conferences, university websites, and journals, please see the Best Practices page.