Get a Taste of COFFEE: new courses are here

June 21, 2021

Tigers love COFFEE – see what’s brewing at Clemson Online

The Clemson Online Furthering Faculty Education & E-Learning course series, or COFFEE, is continuing for late summer and fall 2021. These asynchronous online training courses cover the key topics for any instructor teaching in an online or blended modality, but our courses are beneficial for face-to-face instruction, too! Just search for COFFEE in Tiger Training, or contact Sharyn Emery with any questions:

COFFEE: Accessibility

July 6 – August 1 | October 25 – November 21

This is a four week asynchronous and interactive course which guides instructors through the processes of making their courses as accessibility-friendly as possible. This course includes lessons in making Canvas course sites, printed materials, and audio/visual materials accessible. It also covers foundational rules of student accessibility at Clemson.

COFFEE: First Year

July 12 – August 8

This is an asynchronous and interactive course designed to help brand new instructors, particularly TAs and GAs, develop skills in course creation and classroom management, for both online and face to face courses. Topics include: designing group activities, effectively managing disruptions, and designing syllabi.

COFFEE: Video and Visual Track

July 12 – August 8

This course introduces available technology and best practices for creating effective videos and visual artifacts for instructors. Topics covered include: creating videos and captions with Zoom, editing videos in Camtasia, creating narrated slide presentations with Clemson Online templates, and more.


Aug 13 – Nov 7

This is an asynchronous and interactive course delivered through Canvas, intended for instructors who are teaching or plan to teach online and want to learn best practices and skills for developing quality online courses. The standard COFFEE covers topics such as building a course in Canvas, writing learning objectives, creating engagement in the online classroom, and creating a faculty introduction video.

A picture of a white coffee mug with COFFEE logo printed in orange.

The official COFFEE mug – ask us how you can get one of your own!