OP-TEC announces hybrid online professional development course – Fundamentals of Light and Lasers

OP-TEC announces hybrid online professional development course – Fundamentals of Light and Lasers 

Course starts March 1, 2010!  Application deadline February 24, 2010! 

OP-TEC is now offering a hybrid, online faculty development course in optics and photonics.  This online course will cover OP-TEC’s Fundamentals of Light and Lasers.  Each of the six modules contained within this course will be taught online over a two-week period with a high level of self-paced instruction combined with an interactive component facilitated by e-mail exchanges and chat room discussions. 

After the completion of the six modules, all participants will spend a 3-day period at Indian Hills Community College (Ottumwa, Iowa) where they will have the opportunity to conduct all laboratory experiments included in the course and discuss with experienced instructors best practices for teaching the materials.   This 3-day laboratory experience will be scheduled for June 17-19, 2010.

Modules Include:  Nature and Properties of Light, Optical Handling and Positioning, Light Sources and Laser Safety, Basic Geometrical Optics, Basic Physical Optics, Principles of Lasers

Start Date:  March 1, 2010 (12-week course will run through May 21, 2010; followed by the 3-day laboratory session June 17-19, 2010)

Application Deadline:  February 24, 2010

Intended Audience: This course is designed for high school, community college and technical college faculty interested in teaching a basic photonics course.

Certificate of Completion & CEUs:  Participants that successfully complete the 12-week online course and 3-day lab session will receive a certification of completion from OP-TEC.  Participants will also be awarded 9 CEUs from Indian Hills Community College.

Cost:  No tuition or materials fees!  Participants will be responsible for travel, lodging and meals for 3-day lab session.

Click here for more information or to register!

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