Professional Development

Instructor-Led PD

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instructor-led professional developmentDLI's Instructor-led Professional Developments, or PDs, are training programs that support educators in improving their online teaching skills and knowledge. Instructor-led PDs aim to enhance the quality of online education by providing guidance and support to learners. Participants can earn digital badges upon completion of an Instructor-led PD.

๐Ÿ•‘ Average Time Spend: 3 weeks per course 

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WebinarDLI's webinars  are instructor-led, synchronous, and more in-depth than self-directed professional development or microlearning. Webinars are especially helpful if you already have some understanding of the topic and want to advance your skills with the guidance of an instructor.  Participants can earn digital souvenir credential when the webinar concludes.

๐Ÿ•‘ Average Time Spend: 60 mins per session 

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Microlearning video

Microlearning are short, engaging videos lasting only 2-6 minutes. Microlearning videos will give you a quick introduction to a topic you may not be familiar with and get you thinking about whether you want to pursue more professional development or support from an instructional designer on the subject. There are no credentials awarded for completing a microlearning, however, this is a great way to get started with a topic or a tool you are not familiar with.

๐Ÿ•‘ Average Time Spend: 2-6 mins per video 

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Self-Directed PD

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Self-directed professional development offerings provide a thorough and efficient review of a topic. These offerings generally take less than an hour to complete and are completely asynchronous. Upon successful completion, you will receive a souvenir credential representing your understanding of the topic. This can be used to demonstrate the completion of professional development in a specified topic.      

๐Ÿ•‘ Average Time Spend: ~ 60 mins per module

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