The Faculty Center for Professional Development (FCPD) is excited to offer additional cohorts of our new course, Teaching Remotely: Pedagogical Practices & Practical Skills. This 2-week advanced-level course has been developed as an equivalent alternative to the CUNY Online Initiative’s SPS OTE course. It has been designed to fully instruct teaching faculty, department facilitators and course developers at CSI in the actions and preferred techniques required to effectively stage and develop fully online courses.

FCPD’s Remote Teaching course highlights a more synchronous, low stakes assessment infused teaching model. It specifically focuses on the pedagogical techniques needed to re-frame courses from a face-to-face or hybrid modality, to a fully remote, student centered learning experience.  It showcases preferred techniques of effective, more holistic online course development using proven practices designed to enhance student learning outcomes, and increase student retention within a fully remote teaching environment.

The Teaching Remotely course is intended for CSI faculty who have already completed the prerequisite Bb Basics Training Course (or equivalent basics training). It is an intensive but self-paced course, taking approximately 15 to 20 hours to complete in full.

We will be offering five cohorts of the course as follows:​​

  • Cohort 1 – Begins Monday, July 6, already in progress
  • Cohort 2 – Begins Monday, July 13, BEGINS TODAY!
  • Cohort 3 – Begins Monday, July 20, enrollment available until 5:00pm on Friday, July 17
  • Cohort 4 – Begins Monday, July 27, enrollment available until 5:000pm on Friday, July 24
  • Cohort 5 – Begins Monday, Aug. 3, enrollment available until 5:00pm on Friday, July 31

If you have not yet taken the prerequisite Bb Basics course, there is still one remaining cohort available beginning on Monday, July 13. 

To enroll in either course please email Kristen Lindtvedt at​

By Kristen Lindtvedt