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Tuesday, November 20, 2012

December Workshop

How to Design and Teach an Online Workshop
By Cathrine Chant
December 3-14, 2012

WORKSHOP DESCRIPTION: This two-week workshop begins with an overview of why you would want to create and teach an online workshop, and covers these topics:

1. Developing a workshop topic
2. Identifying your audience
3. Designing a lesson plan
4. Interacting with your students
5. Designing exercises for your students
6. Your  workshop proposal
7. Technical aspects of online teaching (e.g. Yahoogroups)

At the end of this workshop you will have a basic outline of your course and the first draft of a proposal ready to polish and send out to workshop coordinators.

ABOUT THE PRESENTER: Catherine Chant is a PRO member of the Romance Writers of America (RWA), and a member of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI). She served as Workshop chair or co-chair for her chapter, From the Heart Romance Writers (FTHRW) from 2005 to 2009 and has been teaching online workshops since 2006. Her short fiction and non-fiction work has appeared in RWA newsletters, CharacterS, SchoolArts, MetroKids, Twilight Times, Apollos Lyre, and various instructional websites where she writes about computers, gaming and crafts. Her young adult time travel romance WISHING YOU WERE HERE was a finalist in the 2008 Golden Heart awards. She is currently working a new young adult novel.


$15 for Members
$20 for Non-Members

To pay via PayPal, please send payment to workshops@passionateink.org and make the subject line WORKSHOP: DESIGN AND TEACH. Please be sure the information field includes the name and email address you will be using for the workshop.

To pay via check, please include WORKSHOP: DESIGN AND TEACH in the memo area. Also, please include a note containing the name and email address you will be using for the workshop.

Mail checks to:

Robin L Rotham, Treasurer
P.O. Box 2412
Norfolk, NE 68702

***Permission to forward granted and encouraged.***

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