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SJRPD: Distance Learning Academy (DLA)

The SJRPD features professional development resources for SJR State employees.

Upcoming DLA and Registration

Participants must register online before the start date..


Distance Learning Academy

Since 2000, SJR State's Distance Learning Academy has served as the foundational training for all full-time faculty who teach online courses. This online course is taught over 10 weeks in the Fall, Spring, and Summer.

The DLA addresses the foundational items on SJR State's Online Course Foundations Checklist and gets new instructors on a solid path for creating their first online course at SJR State. Modules include:

  • Online Teaching and Learning
  • Course Design
  • Using the Canvas LMS
  • Student and Instructor Engagement
  • Assessment
  • Accessibility
  • Student Services and Learning Resources
  • Understanding Copyright and Fair Use in the Teaching Environment

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