Teaching Large Online Classes Micro-Course

Teaching Large Online Classes Micro-Course

Stipend: $250 (pre-tax) upon completion for faculty; $110 (pre-tax) for GTAs

Estimated Time Commitment: 3-4 hours


  • Fall Session: November 9 - December 7, 2020, with an optional synchronous Zoom session on Tuesday, 11/ 10 from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m
  • Winter Session: Early January 2021 (TBD)
  • NOTE: Registration for our fall session is now closed. Check back soon for information about our January session!

Teaching Large Online Classes Micro-Course 

Description:  Micro-courses are short courses, focused on one topic. The format is primarily asynchronous, with one optional Zoom session that will include SF State faculty sharing their successes. The Teaching Large Online Classes micro-course focuses on best practices for teaching and engaging students in large online courses. In this course, participants will:

  • Discuss best practices to foster inclusion and student interaction in high enrollment classes
  • Explore assessment strategies for large student groups online
  • Reflect and share methods they plan to use in teaching large online classes

Criteria for completion badge and stipend payment: 

  • Engage in a minimum of 3 hours of activity within the course; and
  • Submit a short reflection 

Please note that space is limited, but we will be hosting the second session in January (dates TBD).