Total Workshops

TOTAL Workshops Available

Faculty who teach (or want to teach) blended and online courses are invited to participate in one or more of Extended Learning Institute’s (ELI) October TOTAL (Topics in Online Teaching and Learning) workshops:

  • Time Management Strategies (October 14 to October 27)
  • Designing Meaningful Discussion Activities (October 14 to November 3)
  • Facilitating Discussion Forums (October 14 to November 10)

The workshops are facilitated online in Blackboard and involve reading resource materials, completing application assignments and interacting with colleagues. See the TOTAL project website ( for workshop descriptions.

Registration is now open for the October workshops via NOVA Academy ( Search total to see the Virginia Community College System’s TOTAL workshops listed. (Please overlook the fact that the workshops are listed as “classroom” delivery method; they are conducted online in Blackboard, which NOVA Academy does not recognize.) Click on a workshop to see the section. Click on a section to enroll or manage your enrollment. For NOVA Academy login directions and users guide, see HR’s professional development page (NOVA web site > Faculty & Staff >Human Resources > Professional Development).

ELI will offer additional workshops during the semester. Watch Intercom for future announcements.


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Questions? Contact Bob Loser at

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