Course Facilitators/Instructors (Sessional CONTRACT) – Anywhere, Canada Wide
The Insurance Institute of Canada is seeking experienced course facilitators to lead asynchronous online courses in the following subjects:
1. Critical Thinking for Insurance Professionals
2. Business Foundations for Insurance Professionals
The opportunity to teach is offered on a contractual basis for the Winter 2016 semester (January to April), with the possibility of renewal for subsequent semesters.
Course Delivery and Resources
Both courses have been customized for professionals in the p&c insurance industry in Canada and are one semester in length. The courses are delivered online using Moodle, and each is supported by an undergraduate-level textbook and insurance-specific course material. The Institute supplies textbooks, supplementary readings, a course outline, suggested learning activities, and assessments.
The Facilitator Role
Facilitators are expected to foster the development of an effective online learning community; instruct on course content as required to ensure student understanding; facilitate discussion of the course content with the aid of the resources supplied; manage effective online communication and participation; provide formative feedback to all students; collaborate with the Institute regarding assessments; and grade student work.
The following qualifications are preferred:
» An undergraduate degree and/or experience with the topics covered by the course
» Experience in and sound knowledge of the property and casualty insurance industry
» A CIP or FCIP designation
» Experience with web-based instructional delivery and a solid understanding of best practices
The Insurance Institute of Canada
The Insurance Institute is the premier source of professional education and career development for the Canadian property and casualty insurance industry. Established in 1899, the Institute is a not-for-profit organization serving more than 39,000 members across Canada. The courses listed above are part of the Advanced CIP certificate program, which was recently established to enhance ongoing professional development.