COOL Grant Trainings - Coastal Carolina University
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COOL Grant Trainings

Required Trainings

Academic Integrity and Best Practices in Digital Learning 


This course is a required course for the COOL Course Development (CD) Cohort 8 Grant awardees, and is also open for other faculty interested in learning more about academic integrity. This course is designed to provide faculty with a foundation behind basic considerations for and technologies to support enhanced academic integrity within their courses, from online, to hybrid, to traditional/face-to-face classes supplementing with digital technologies. Learn more about the technologies you may use to ensure your students are authentically developing their assignments; strengthening the integrity of your online quizzes and exams; and ensuring that your courses and programs meeting your program- and college-level accreditation requirements for student integrity and authentication requirements.

This course is offered as a face-to-face workshop, however, if you are traveling abroad this summer or teaching outside of the country, you may choose to attend virtually via Skype during one of the scheduled sessions below. To request a Skype link, please contact the Kiara Hurt (

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Using Best Practices to Update Your Digital Learning Course

This online course covers 5 core modules of best practices for digital course design for those who currently teach or are interested in teaching in an online environment. This workshop is a requirement for all COOL Grant awardees. This session is asynchronous and contains 5 short learning modules. Faculty may enroll at any time during the workshop's enrollment period and will work at their own pace. All faculty completing this course will receive a Moodle completion badge and a certificate from the COOL Office.

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Encourage Active Learning in Your Course Using Echo360

(Formerly Personal Lecture Capture for Online/Hybrid Classes)
This workshop, formerly called Personal Learning Capture for Online/Hybrid Class, covers the basics of Echo360, from installation and usage of software to examples of best practices in recording multimedia for online and hybrid courses. 

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Integration Of Digital Accessibility Into Your Online, Hybrid, and Flex Courses

This face-to-face course provides an overview of the many tools and services available to Coastal's faculty members for developing accessible assignments and activities for your classes, including built-in Moodle tools as well as our newest accessibility tool, Ally. This workshop explores and implements several tools that allow you to bring your online, hybrid, or mixed methods (flex) class to students with varying learning needs, with a focus on truly inclusive education. It will also discuss alternative teaching, class development, and class management techniques for faculty with needed instructional accommodations.

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If you opted in the supplemental OER grant, you have a total of 2 additional trainings required for the Open Educational Resources (OER) component of C9. Please see the OER Training Workshop page for more details.