NOTE: We can bring this program to your organization, or deliver it as a cohort. To express interest, submit the request for information form.
The widespread need for virtual classrooms isn’t likely to go away anytime soon, and teachers of all levels can benefit from either an introduction to or reinforcement of online course design. Rather than enrolling in a lengthy professional development program, get started with focusing on what you think you’d benefit from the most.
Learning Format Online
Duration 6 months
*Duration times can vary, talk to your student success coach for more information.
Total Units 6 Units
Differences between online learning and face-to-face learning, as well as synchronous and asynchronous learning
Introductory and advanced types of assessment methods, including developing learning objectives, quiz construction, and collaborative peer assessment
Methods for using the Canvas LMS to develop and deliver course content, such as slides and discussions
Practice delivery of an online course, including developing best practices and using rubrics and discussion board responses for instructor feedback
Teachers, trainers, and professionals in K-12 education, higher education, corporate training, or education technology
Students will choose two courses from the following list.
Effective Assessment in Online CoursesThis course introduces students to the purpose and types of assessment and walks participants through proper construction of course learning objectives and success criteria, which provide the basis of relevant assessment activities.
Tools and Techniques for Online Course DevelopmentThis course gives learners the opportunity to apply a teaching model to an overall course structure, starting with creating modules and then populating them with various tools to support creation of content and practice exercises.
Successful Online TeachingStudents will learn how to deliver their online course design as an organized, knowledgeable, and compassionate instructor who applies proven teaching techniques that keep the student at the center of their efforts.