edu545 | Graduate
Foundations Of Online Teaching
This graduate-level course is 6 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.
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The Learner and the Facilitator
- Compare an online teaching and learning environment to traditional learning environments.
- Determine the philosophy, framework, and qualities of a successful online program.
- Correlate national and state standards and guidelines to online teaching.
- Evaluate best practices for online teaching and learning.
Instructional Theories and Strategies for Teaching in an Online Environment
- Identify instructional theories and strategies for teaching in an online environment.
- Construct appropriate lessons for online learning.
- Identify strategies for effectively facilitating online discussions that encourage critical thinking.
- Compare the characteristics of teacher-centered instruction to those of student-centered instruction
- Summarize approaches for differentiated teaching and learning.
- Determine methods for supporting diverse learners.
Using Technological Tools in the Online Classroom
- Evaluate best practices and approaches for integrating technology into online learning.
- Describe asynchronous and synchronous tools for delivering instruction in an online environment.
- Determine ways to integrate technology for inquiry, problem, and project-based learning.
- Analyze the role of social networking in an online learning environment.
- Recommend assistive technology tools and strategies for diverse learners.
Classroom Management in the Online Environment
- Compare best practices for communicating with parents, students, and peers.
- Identify strategies for successful classroom management in the online environment.
- Critique methods for collaborative reflection, sharing brainstorming, and problem-solving.
- Identify academic integrity issues such as copyright, fair use, and FERPA.
- Develop Internet safety guidelines.
Assessment in an Online Classroom
- Analyze formative and summative assessments for use in an online environment.
- Design authentic assessment instruments for student learning.
- Devise techniques and instruments for evaluating instruction.
- All objectives apply.
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