PPSC eLearning Training

Essentials of Teaching and Learning Online Boot Camp

 Registration for Spring 2024 opens Monday, November 27 at 8:00 am and closes Thursday, December 28 at 4:00 pm.

Essentials of Teaching and Learning Online Boot Camp is a fully online two-week course. We will explore effective online design principles and teaching strategies as well as classroom management.  We will examine how to craft effective discussions, rubrics and assessment, and the importance of FERPA and ADA. You will leave Teaching and Learning Online Boot Camp with techniques and tools while experiencing what it is like to be an online student at PPSC. 

Essentials of Teaching and Learning Online Boot Camp provides the EDU 2631 (Teaching and Learning Online) requirement for teaching online and hybrid courses at Pikes Peak State College and can be used for credentialing.

Please contact Jacqueline Tomrdle at Jacqueline.Tomrdle@pikespeak.edu if you have questions.

 If you are an adjunct instructor enrolled in the Promoting Advancement and Growth for Educators (PAGE) Program through CETL (Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning), you will receive 10 PD units after successfully completing Essentials of Teaching and Learning Online Boot Camp with an 85% or better by submitting the reflection and tracking form. 

 To verify your intent form information for the PAGE Program, please contact CETL at CETL@pikespeak.edu Registration for PAGE occurs twice a year beginning the Monday of PDW (August and January) and ends on the student drop date for that semester.

 Boot Camp Registration Form 

Essentials of Teaching and Learning Online Boot Camp Training Dates

Session Dates
Spring 2024 January 2-16
Summer 2024 May 13-28
Fall 2024 TBD

Self-Paced Online Training Courses

To register for a Self-Paced course, log into MyCourses. Then under Self-registration Courses, click on Discovery Tool – Register. 

screenshot of link to Discovery self register

From this page, you can see a list of courses under the Available Courses heading. These include courses on Accessibility, D2L  features, and more:

  • Accessibility in Excel
  • Accessibility in Powerpoint
  • Accessibility in Word
  • Creating Accessible Media
  • D2L Basics (for instructors)
  • D2L Basics (for students)
  • PPSC Healthy Course Checklist
  • PPSC In-Person Course Template
  • PPSC Online Course Template
  • Universal Design for Learning 


To Enroll in a course, click on the “Enroll” button. The course will now show up on your D2L MyCourses homepage. 

*Be sure to click to Page 2 to see all the courses available!