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2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Online Teaching and Learning

This 12-credit Online Teaching and Learning Certificate for Undergraduates prepares participants to create appropriate online environments to facilitate effective teaching and meaningful student learning in K-12 settings.

Program Goals

  • To provide a foundation in the pedagogy of online teaching and learning.
  • To prepare undergraduates to create online courses, all built on up-to-date best practices in Learning Management Systems.
  • To provide the knowledge and skills necessary to design, implement and teach effective online courses in the K-12 Virtual Schools.

Student Learning Objectives

Upon completing this 12-credit Certificate program, participants will be able to:

  1. Explain the key principles and practices of effective online teaching. (Addressed in EDCI 505)
  2. Analyze target online learner populations to determine their current knowledge gaps and ascertain their learning/performance needs. (Addressed in EDCI 506 and 508)
  3. Design effective online instruction employing instructional and generative strategies that are appropriate to student learning objectives. (Addressed in EDCI 506 and 508)
  4. Develop effective online instructional modules that feature the use of optimally appropriate media technologies. (Addressed in EDCI 507 and 508)
  5. Plan for appropriate formative and summative evaluation of student learning and instructional effectiveness. (Addressed in EDCI 507 and 508)

Total credit hours: (12)