NDSU Distance & Continuing Education (DCE)

Bringing Education to You

K-12 Professionals

Teaching Online & Blended Learning

EDUC 600




Instructor: Christen Dodd

Grading: Letter

Monday, January 19, 2015 - Friday, March 27, 2015

Instruction Mode: Internet-Asynchronous (Online Class)

Academic Level: K-12 Professional Development

NDSU Credit Fee: $225 + Course Fee: $495

Course Description:

Learning today takes place anywhere and anytime. To meet the needs of today’s connected learner, today’s educator needs to be fluent in new media literacies. This ten-week course will prepare you to be an online professor, teach online courses in blended environments such as a virtual school, or teach blended courses in traditional settings. You will explore how to plan and deliver online instruction that moves beyond just digitizing analog lesson plans and how to truly leverage the transformative potential that online learning provides.


● Access and use a variety of course delivery tools and resources.

● Create an online syllabus, design discussions, and use questioning techniques.

● Develop a “to do” planning list for launching an online course.

● Build, nurture and close a community in an online setting.

● Understand knowledge building and pedagogical issues related to online teaching.

● Create collaborative online projects with authentic assessment.

● Leverage 21st Century concepts and tools in the creation and delivery of an online course.

● Lead discussions and create learning activities.

About The Instructor

Christen Dodd
Christen Dodd

Christen earned an M.Ed. from the University of Virginia, Charlottesville. Her B.A. in Psychology is awarded from Sweet Briar College in Virginia. Christen was a computer resource teacher for the Virginia Beach Public Schools for 3 years. Christen has over 14 years of experience teaching professional development to K-12 educators

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