NDSU Distance & Continuing Education (DCE)

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K-12 Professionals

Best Practices for Teaching Online

EDUC 600

1 CREDIT

$150

Online

Instructor: Matthew Lonn

Grading: Letter or S/U

Monday, June 02, 2014 - Friday, June 27, 2014

Instruction Mode: Internet-Asynchronous (Online Class)

Available Seats: 25

Academic Level: K-12 Professional Development

NDSU Credit Fee: $150

Course Description:

This course provides an introduction to online teaching and allows the participants to obtain hands on experience from a student’s and instructor’s perspective.  The participants will utilize web tools and a learning management system to explore the many features and benefits of an online course, as well as the responsibilities of an effective online instructor.

Objectives:

Upon completion of the course the participant will:

  • Be able to apply effective online pedagogy to teaching an online course.
  • Understand the various types of online learning including blended learning.
  • Apply communication skills to relate to the online learner and digital natives.
  • Appreciate the challenges of completing an online course from a student’s and instructor’s point of view.
  • Be able to utilize a rubric to review course content.
  • Utilize online tools to organize and complete tasks and apply various instructional techniques.
  • Complete various types of online assessments from a student’s perspective.

REQUIRED STUDENT RESOURCES:

A computer with Internet access is required.  The student must have an active, working email account.

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