Teaching in the Online & Blended Environments
Instructor: Adam Authier
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
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’s 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 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.
Register for the class at www.pagefourpd.com/online-workshops/.
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.