Workshop: Angel: Introductory Instructor Training

Course ID - CTD0320      

Short Title: Angel Overview      

Audience:       Faculty
Length of Workshop:        15 hours 
Prerequisite     none

* Approved CT&D Workshop for Faculty Professional Development hours.

Instructor Training course provides instruction on the most commonly used content development and learning management features in ANGEL. The lessons contain multiple hands-on activities to familiarize the participants with common instructor tasks and a checkpoint assessment. Message Board interaction with an instructor and cohort participants is included for reflection and online classroom application.

Orientation sessions are held at various times and campuses during the first few days of the online workshops.   Attendance at one Support Session (any campus) is recommended, especially if you are new to online teaching/learning.   See schedules below.

You will be working with 2 courses during the training.

1 - Angel: Introductory Instructor Training -- This is where you will find the workshop lessons. Your role is student.

2 - A course you will develop - This will be your "sandbox" course that will allow you to explore Instructor (designer) features - Your role is faculty.


As a result of successful completion of the workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Describe ANGEL navigation features
  • Create  a Syllabus
  • Add Calendar and Announcement Items
  • Add Folders, Pages, File Items, and Links
  • Add Assessments, Drop Boxes, and Discussion Forums
  • Identify different grading modes within the gradebook 

  • Learn techniques for configuring the gradebook  

  • Upload different file types (images, documents, zip archives)
  • Add and manage Discussion Forums and Drop Boxes
  • Explain how to embed pictures and videos into an ANGEL content item's area
  • Describe the process for using the Custom Content nugget on an ANGEL course homepage
  • Create Rubrics
  • Use other communication tools (Course Mail, Chat)
  • Run Reports
  • Use the Learner Profile
  • Describe Beginning-of-the-Term and End-of-the-Term procedures to manage an ANGEL Course

    Delivery formats:
    - Face-to-Face - All sessions meet in a lab or classroom
    Blended -  At least 50 percent of the workshop time will be spent online
    Online - No class meetings; all work is done online.

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