NDSU Distance & Continuing Education (DCE)

Bringing Education to You

K-12 Professionals

Teaching in the Online & Blended Environments

EDUC 600




Instructor: Adam Authier

Grading: Letter

Monday, September 29, 2014 - Sunday, October 26, 2014

Session 2: October 27 - November 30, 2014
Session 3: November 24 - December 21, 2014

Instruction Mode: Internet-Asynchronous (Online Class)

Academic Level: K-12 Professional Development

NDSU Credit Fee: $150 + $300 course registration fee

Course Description:

This course is intended for current teachers who are interested in or have already began incorporating online instruction into their classrooms. Students will be given the opportunity to explore the advantages of online and technology-enriched education, discover how traditional learning theories are applied in online instruction, define the roles of the instructor in the online environment, and evaluate current web technology. The overall goal of the course is to provide students with a sound methodology and practical strategies for teaching online.


  • Evaluate the potential for online and technology-enriched instruction to engage and teach today‚Äôs learners.
  • Identify the major components of Behaviorism, Cognitivism, Constructivism, and Connectivism, and apply these theories to online and blended instruction.
  • Define the roles of an online instructor, and evaluate the importance of these roles.
  • Explore various Web 2.0 technologies and assess their potential as learning tools in an online classroom.

About The Instructor

Adam Authier
Adam Authier

Adam Authier is an education specialist in education technology. He earned his M.S. in Education, specializing in integrating technology into curriculum, from Walden University. Adam earned his B.S. in Education from Central Michigan University. He has over 10 years of experience in middle school and high school teaching.



**Registration Instructions:

Register for the class at www.pagefourpd.com/online-workshops/.

Questions regarding the course, contact .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

A minimum $20 processing fee will be assessed per person for cancellations received after the start of the course. Refunds are not issued after the start of the course or after access to the course has been provided.