We are the Program for Online Teaching, a group of volunteer faculty helping other faculty teach better online.

Our focus is on pedagogy as the guiding force for using technologies for teaching.

Many of us are from MiraCosta College in Oceanside, California. MiraCostans may access the Teaching/Technology Innovations Center for technical help, resources, news and more.

The POT Network

  • POT Diigo group
    (see tutorial on how to save bookmarks)
  • POT Facebook group
  • POT Vimeo Channel (workshops)
  • POT YouTube Channel
  • Twittter (please use hashtag #potcomm)

POT workshop: Student Engagement 13 Sept 2013

Fall workshops/discussions

Join us for two Friday afternoon workshops/discussions this fall:

Sept 13 2-3:20pm classroom: POT workshop: student engagement online (OC3515) This time of the semester, some students are starting to fade from our online sections. Despite the traditionally higher drop rate for online classes, there are ways to help those who are losing interest, getting lost, […]

Fall flex workshops: August 12, 2013

Program for Online Teaching: Fall Flex 2013 Creativity in Online Teaching series

Anxiety is the hand maiden of creativity. – T.S. Eliot

Creativity is merely a plus name for regular activity. Any activity becomes creative when the doer cares about doing it right, or better. – John Updike

Monday, August 12 10:00 am – […]

Spring 2013 Flex Week Workshops

POT Spring Flex Week 2013 – Thursday, Jan 10

11:15 Screencasting for Educators (1.5 hours – OC 4804) Robert Kelley and Shafin Ali

Don’t just tell your online students – show them! You can record and share with your students whatever you wish to display on your computer screen, while you are talking […]

POT Cert Class and First Fridays coming up!

POT Online Teaching Certificate Class at Pedagogy First!

Class begins September 1 for a free, open, online experience in learning to teach online. Contact Lisa during the summer if you’d like to join – you will be starting your own blog and following a syllabus that runs 12 weeks in fall and 12 weeks […]