SOTI Logo with background of butterfly and flowers


This year, the Summer Online Teaching Institute @ the intersection of teaching and technology (SOTI’18) will take place on June 19, 20 and 21st. SOTI is a faculty development program designed to assist tenured, tenure-track and full-time NTT faculty in creating online courses for the following academic year. Each participant will receive a stiped of $800 for successful completion of the 3-day program (lunch provided).

Tentative Program:

Day 1

  • Online Classroom Dynamics
  • Moodle Basics and Advanced
  • Humanizing the Online World
  • Online¬†Course Teaching Strategies

Day 2

  • Decoding “Design”
  • Online Course Rubrics
  • Example Courses
  • Faculty Resources
  • Lab 9work session)

Day 3

  • Show and Tell
  • Discussions and Feedback
  • Lab (work session)

Total participation is limited to 10. For nomination into the program, interested faculty should¬†request that their division chair submit a brief notice of interest including faculty member’s name and course to be developed to the dean for final recommendation no later than June 1.

Contact: Dr. Weiwei Zhang | zhangw@wou.edu