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What is the Faculty Fellows Program?

Simmons Online sponsors the Online Faculty Fellows Program. This program is intended as faculty development and sharing for those who are preparing to teach in or design courses for online delivery. We currently offer a Basic Training (detailed below) and coming soon Simmons Online will offer and Advanced Training.

Faculty Fellows Program: Basic Training

4-Week Online Program, and you will learn how to:

  • Identify, discuss, experience and appreciate a range of student technology-enhanced learning experiences
  • Describe, discuss and use a variety of learning tools available in the Simmons University​ eLearning toolbox
  • Design a technology-enhanced learning module using appropriate eLearning modalities
  • Teach effectively and efficiently using technology
  • Join the Simmons community of teachers working to expand and improve technology-enhanced learning at Simmons
  • Recognize the resources available to you for online course design and how to partner with the different resource areas across the campus

Schedule and Logistics:

  • 4-week online course commitment with 2 scheduled webinar sessions
  • Expected time per week: approximately 3-5 hours including prep and participation
  • Kickoff Webinar – typically the first Monday of the course (exact timing for this session is based on faculty availability)
  • Wrap-up Webinar – typically in the final week of course (exact timing for this session is based on faculty availability)

How to Sign Up: