Teaching Online: From Surviving to Thriving
This course is designed to help you learn the basics of the online teaching and move to more advanced topics, such as digital learning environment, different Learning Management Systems and delivery technologies, ADA compliance, social inequality in a virtual environment, online pedagogies and their application in the classroom, and virtual office set up. Instruction around the world had to swiftly move online due to COVID-19, which left many gaps for students and instructors alike. The course will make a distinction between remote teaching and teaching online and will discuss basics of course design, technologies for creating material and engaging students, methods of engaging learners, and assessing their knowledge. It will address ADA compliance and accessibility management, as well as disadvantages that students overcome to succeed in an online classroom. The course will cover time management strategies, and peer support services available online, especially mentoring, coaching, and certification programs.
Audience: This course is aimed primarily for K-12 teachers, instructors, and faculty that have no experience in teaching online, or the experience has been limited and related to the COVID-19 crisis. It is also for college students that intend to be teachers.
Dates: Mondays, July 27 - August 17, 2020, online, synchronous
Time: 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Fee: REGISTRATION CLOSED. Complete the form below to be notified when the next class is scheduled.
Instructor: Lejla Tricic, MFA, MA, an experienced eLearning Fellow, Lecturer, Consultant, Faculty Trainer, and Mentor. She enjoys designing courses and serving as an SME in composition and literature. Her special passion is advancing accessibility to assure equal access to education for all.