onl501 | Graduate

Technologies For Online Teaching

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This course prepares teachers to effectively use technology and media in online teaching. The benefits and challenges of using audio, video, collaborative, and social media technology tools in the virtual classroom will be examined. Particular emphasis will be given to using digital tools and apps that promote cutting edge skills in the online environment. Current and emerging trends in Internet technology will also be addressed.

This graduate-level course is 4 To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 4

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    Assessment Best Practices and Future Trends in the Online Environment

    • Describe ways to integrate emerging trends into online instruction.
    • Analyze assessment strategies for online learning.
    • Compare properties of formative and summative assessments.
    • Construct effective assessment instruments.
    • Determine strategies for integrating 21st century skills in online instruction.

    Introduction to Synchronous and Asynchronous Online Instruction and Tools

    • Compare online learning models and platforms.
    • Describe educational theories that support online learning and technology integration.
    • Analyze the role of the educator and student in an online environment.
    • Differentiate between synchronous and asynchronous instruction.
    • Evaluate digital tools for synchronous and asynchronous instruction.
    • Construct lessons that incorporate synchronous and asynchronous components.
    • Investigate synchronous and asynchronous collaborative learning activities and digital tools.

    Digital Projects and Products

    • Identify digital tools appropriate for online teaching and learning.
    • Determine strategies for integrating digital projects.
    • Integrate effective digital instructional products for synchronous and asynchronous learning.
    • Examine the role of social media in online learning.

    Using Media to Meet Diverse Student Needs

    • Identify strategies for integrating digital tools or multimedia into a virtual classroom.
    • Investigate diverse learner characteristics and the effect of online learning on these learners.
    • Identify tools for use in the virtual classroom that meet diverse learning needs and preferences.
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