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Professional Development

About Online Training

The Office of Professional Development offers web-based, self-directed learning opportunities available to all Daytona State College employees. Details on these and other training opportunities are available below. 

Percipio

Percipio

Percipio is an intelligent online learning platform that delivers an immersive learning experience through highly engaging content, curated into nearly 700 learning paths (channels), with access to over 2,500 courses on a wide range of topics. When first logging into Percipio, employees will be asked to identify their top areas of interest (related to learning/training). These selections will be incorporated into your own personalized Percipio homepage where you will find recommended channels, playlists, and courses based on your unique interests. You also have the ability to create your own playlists and resume courses in progress all from your homepage.  

Percipio provides learning accessible via computer, smartphone, and tablet (via a web browser or the Percipio App). Training progress is recorded, and digital badges are awarded following the completion of a course and/or test. Percipio is a free resource for all Daytona State College employees.

Click here (DaytonaState.Percipio.com) to access Percipio and use your DSC credentials to login, explore, enjoy, and learn from this new online platform.

*When logging into the system for the first time, please complete the two-part onboarding assessment in order to personalize your experience.

Falcon Online (LMS) Training

All full-time and adjunct faculty members must receive adequate training to use Falcon Online, including both technical and pedagogical skills. All training is provided in-house through the Division of Online Studies and the Faculty Innovation Center.


(a) D2L101: Introduction to Falcon Online

D2L101 provides basic learning management system instruction. This course is offered fully online and may be completed in approximately two hours. Additionally, faculty may request an instructor led face-to-face component, to complement this training.

All online assignments and assessments for this workshop must be verified as successful before a certificate of completion will be issued.

All faculty are required to complete D2L101 before they begin teaching. New full-time faculty are enrolled in D2L101 and the workshop will be presented during the New Faculty Orientation. New adjuncts should schedule a workshop through their department contact or with the Faculty Innovation Center (386) 506-3485.


(b) D2L102: Advanced Falcon Online and Online Pedagogy

D2L102 can be taken upon successful completion of D2L101. This course is fully online and may be completed in approximately four hours, building on the skills learned in D2L101. D2L102 provides instruction on the advanced topics and tools in Falcon Online as well as pedagogical considerations in teaching online.

All online assignments and assessments for this workshop must be verified as successful before a certificate of completion will be issued.

All faculty are required to complete D2L102 within the first semester they are enrolled. Visit the Training page to register for a session or contact the Faculty Innovation Center to request a session (386) 506-3485.


(c) Substantive Interaction

This training defines the federal guidelines for substantive interaction and demonstrates ways to include substantive interaction in online and hybrid courses using various tools in Falcon Online. This fully online training is available in Falcon Online and is estimated to take 3 hours to complete. All faculty teaching face-to-face

All faculty are required to complete Substantive Interaction within the first semester they are enrolled. Visit the Training page to register for a session or contact the Faculty Innovation Center to request a session (386) 506-3485.


(d) Additional Training

Other workshops and training on a variety of topics are available throughout the year. Go to the Training page to search for current offerings of all workshops and training. Faculty who teach in different modalities are required to take additional workshops through the Division of Online Studies and the Department of Instructional Resources. Visit the Training page from the Division of Online Studies website to view these requirements.