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May 23, 2016

Recommended Courses For You

From the inbox earlier today…

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We combed our catalog and found courses and Specializations that we think match your interests. Browse our recommendations below, and start learning something new today!

Get Organized: How to be a Together Teacher

Relay Graduate School of Education

Creatividad, diseño e innovación: Técnicas y herramientas

Arizona State University, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México | 4 Course Specialization

ELL Success in the Content Classroom: Teacher Toolbox Series

Arizona State University | 4 Course Specialization

How To Teach Us

High Tech High Graduate School of Education

LearnToMod For Educators

University of California, San Diego

iMOOC102: Mastering American e-Learning

The State University of New York

Search Engine Optimization Fundamentals

University of California, Davis

Writing for Young Readers: Opening the Treasure Chest

Commonwealth Education Trust

Disability Awareness and Support

University of Pittsburgh

Initiating and Planning Projects

University of California, Irvine

Critical Issues in Urban Education

The University of Chicago

Recruiting, Hiring, and Onboarding Employees

University of Minnesota

Managing Project Risks and Changes

University of California, Irvine

Managing Employee Performance

University of Minnesota

Budgeting and Scheduling Projects

University of California, Irvine

Age of Jefferson

University of Virginia

Data Warehousing for Business Intelligence

University of Colorado System | 5 Course Specialization

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

University of California, Davis | 5 Course Specialization

Data Science

Johns Hopkins University | 10 Course Specialization

Data Science at Scale

University of Washington | 4 Course Specialization

Data Analysis and Interpretation

Wesleyan University | 5 Course Specialization

Managing as a Coach

University of California, Davis

Coaching Practices

University of California, Davis

Teaching EFL/ESL Reading: A Task Based Approach

University of London, UCL Institute of Education

The Modern World, Part Two: Global History since 1910

University of Virginia

The Emergence of the Modern Middle East – Part I

Tel Aviv University

What is news?

Michigan State University

Gathering and Developing the News

Michigan State University

Approximation Algorithms Part II

École normale supérieure

Approximation Algorithms Part I

École normale supérieure

Jewish Diaspora in Modern China

Nanjing University

Systems Biology and Biotechnology

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai | 6 Course Specialization
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May 16, 2016

Recommended Courses For You

From Sunday’s inbox…  No K-12 online learning related items, but some that may still be of interest.

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Recommendations for you.

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Approximation Algorithms Part II

École normale supérieure

Starts May 23, 2016

How To Create a Website in a Weekend! (Project-Centered Course)

The State University of New York

Starts May 23, 2016

The Kennedy Half Century

University of Virginia

Starts Jun 06, 2016

Disability Awareness and Support

University of Pittsburgh

Starts May 23, 2016

Data Science

Johns Hopkins University | 10 Course Specialization

Available Now

Managing Project Risks and Changes

University of California, Irvine

Available Now

Search Engine Optimization Fundamentals

University of California, Davis

Starts May 23, 2016

Improving Leadership & Governance in Nonprofit Organizations

The State University of New York | 4 Course Specialization

Available Now

How To Teach Us

High Tech High Graduate School of Education

Starts Jun 06, 2016

Critical Issues in Urban Education

The University of Chicago

Starts Jun 06, 2016

Methods and Statistics in Social Sciences

University of Amsterdam | 5 Course Specialization

Available Now

Learning Mindsets & Skills

High Tech High Graduate School of Education

Starts Jun 06, 2016

The History of Modern Israel – From an Idea to a State

Tel Aviv University

Available Now

The Modern World, Part Two: Global History since 1910

University of Virginia

Starts Jun 06, 2016

Optimizing a Website for Search

University of California, Davis

Starts May 16, 2016

Serious Gaming

Erasmus University Rotterdam

Starts May 16, 2016

Writing for Young Readers: Opening the Treasure Chest

Commonwealth Education Trust

Available Now

Introduction to Breast Cancer

Yale University

Starts May 30, 2016

Interaction Design

University of California, San Diego | 8 Course Specialization

Available Now

The Emergence of the Modern Middle East – Part I

Tel Aviv University

Available Now

Creatividad, diseño e innovación: Técnicas y herramientas

Arizona State University, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México | 4 Course Specialization

Available Now

How to Write and Publish a Scientific Paper (Project-Centered Course)

École Polytechnique

Starts May 23, 2016

Game Design: Art and Concepts

California Institute of the Arts | 5 Course Specialization

Available Now

LearnToMod For Educators

University of California, San Diego

Available Now

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MOOC – Online Teaching And Learning In K-12

This scrolled through my Facebook stream last week sometime.

ONLINE TEACHING AND LEARNING IN K-12

Jun 20 – Jul 31, 2016

COURSE DATE:

Jun 20 – Jul 31, 2016

DURATION:

6 weeks

COMMITMENT:

2 hrs/week

REQUIREMENT:

None

COURSE TYPE:

Instructor-led

CREDENTIAL:

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DESCRIPTION

Using digital classroom strategies such as storytelling, team activities, competition, and gamification, this course is designed to facilitate participant engagement, interaction, and provide an introduction to how to teach and learn online in a K-12 context. What are the differences between online and traditional teaching? What are the best pedagogical approaches to teaching online? This course will explore best practices in online teaching in a fun and engaging way. Our goal is to prepare participants for teaching online, by allowing them to learn online. The course asks that participants be ready to engage in group activities and contribute actively to the discussion boards.

OBJECTIVES

  • Identify key terms and practices for online student orientation.
  • Describe and select appropriate pedagogical components for the online teaching and learning process.
  • Identify technology skills and tools required of instructors in the online classroom.
  • Identify learning management system (LMS) skills required of instructors in the online classroom.
  • Recognize and establish an appropriate social/teaching presence in order to facilitate student learning.
  • Design a learning community that promotes collaboration and student engagement.
  • Effectively plan and deliver content that allows the greatest opportunity for learning for each student involved in online learning

COURSE INSTRUCTORS

Karah Hagins

KARAH HAGINS

Instructor

Karah Hagins has degrees from the University of Georgia (UGA) in philosophy, classical culture, and political science. In 2015, she earned her M.Ed. in Learning, Design, and Technology (LDT) from UGA’s College of Education and is currently a first-year doctoral student in the LDT program. Her research studies focus on instructor professional development, online teaching and learning, learner motivation, and gamification.

Dr. Michael Orey, Ph.D.

DR. MICHAEL OREY, PH.D.

Instructor

Dr. Michael Orey has worked as a teacher, a researcher, a designer, a developer, and a visionary at the intersection of these changes. He has focused his efforts on meeting the needs of today’s learners, through various technologies, using a learner-centered experience.

May 10, 2016

Recommended Courses For You

From Sunday night’s inbox…

Ready to learn something new? My CoursesCourse Catalog

Recommendations for you.

We combed our catalog and found courses and Specializations that we think match your interests. Browse our recommendations below, and start learning something new today!

Data Analysis and Interpretation

Wesleyan University | 5 Course Specialization

Available Now

Improving Leadership & Governance in Nonprofit Organizations

The State University of New York | 4 Course Specialization

Available Now

Learning Mindsets & Skills

High Tech High Graduate School of Education

Starts May 09, 2016

Creatividad, diseño e innovación: Técnicas y herramientas

Arizona State University, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México | 4 Course Specialization

Available Now

Get Organized: How to be a Together Teacher

Relay Graduate School of Education

Available Now

Acute and Chronic Rhinosinusitis: A Comprehensive Review

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Starts May 30, 2016

TESOL Certificate, Part 1: Teach English Now!

Arizona State University | 4 Course Specialization

Available Now

Art and Inquiry: Museum Teaching Strategies For Your Classroom

The Museum of Modern Art

Starts May 16, 2016

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May 4, 2016

Register Today for Teaching Statistics through Data Investigations

From yesterday’s inbox…

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Register Today for Teaching Statistics through Data Investigations

Our world is rich with data sources, and technology makes data more accessible than ever before! To help ensure students are future ready to use data for making informed decisions, many countries around the world have increased the emphasis on statistics and data analysis in school curriculum–from elementary/primary grades through college. This course allows you to learn, along with colleagues from other schools, an investigation cycle to teach statistics and to help students explore data to make evidence-based claims.

The 5-unit course starts June 6th so register today!

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