This course can be applied toward a program:
- Teaching Online (required)
Even the most experienced teachers need help when transitioning into the world of teaching online. When you don’t meet your students face-to-face, you must adjust your teaching tactics to ensure that students are engaged and learning as well identify struggling students. Learn about online teaching models, tools, and techniques in this interactive course.
Average weekly commitment: 3+ hours. Total course commitment: 15+ hours.
When to Register
If you’re registering for the Spring 2023 term (January - April), the registration period is:
- January 9 to 29
You’ll be able to access the online classroom one to two business days after you register. Once you enrol in the online classroom, you’ll have 90 days to complete the course. During these 90 days, you’ll have access to all courses materials as well as the mentor.
At the end of this course, you will be able to:
- Describe differences between online and face-to-face classroom teaching
- Assess your own practices as an online instructor
- Discuss effective ways to lead online discussion
- Outline ways to introduce collaborative learning into an online program
- Discuss key challenges in online learning and how to handle them
- Describe methods for evaluating and assessing online instruction
- Apply your understanding to case studies
Module 1: Challenges and Benefits of Online Learning
Module 2: Role of the Online Instructor
Module 3: Collaborative Learning
Module 4: Online Teaching Strategies
Module 5: Assessment
- Basic keyboarding capability
- Basic internet navigation skills
- Basic file management knowledge
- Windows or Mac computer (desktop or laptop)
- High-speed internet (at least 25 Mbps download speed) – Find out your internet connectivity speed.
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