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Monday, December 07, 2015

Teaching Online: Essential Elements for Faculty

"As an educator in today’s rapidly evolving technological world, it is imperative to stay current with the possibilities of online education. This online course answers faculty questions while providing insight on how to become an exceptional online educator." writes Magna Publications.

Teaching Online: Essential Elements for Faculty

The world of higher education has seen a massive shift over the past few years towards the realm of online education.

Adults are returning to school online, high school graduates are pursuing tech degrees, and major institutions are beginning to offer courses based outside of the established classroom. As a modern educator in today’s rapidly evolving technological world, it is imperative to stay current with the possibilities of online education.

If creating and implementing online curriculum seems daunting, learning a few basic skills will make developing an online course easier than it seems.

With the goal of supporting educators through the dynamic and fast-growing online teaching medium, Magna Publications offers a comprehensive online course titled Teaching Online: Essential Elements for Faculty.

Developed by Dr. John Orlando, long-time online teacher and program director, this online course answers faculty questions while providing insight on how to become an exceptional online educator.

Photo: John Orlando, Ph.D. 

Associate Director of Training, Northcentral University

John Orlando, Ph.D., is the Associate Director of the Faculty Resource Center at Northcentral University.  He is also the Editor of Online Classroom Newsletter.  John has published over 50 articles and delivered over 40 presentations and keynotes on online education, teaching with technology, and social media.

He previously served as the Instructional Resource Manager of Norwich University’s School of Graduate Studies, the eLearning Training Director at National Life Group, as well as for Employee Development Director at Vertek Corporation in Colchester, Vermont.

Whether you have minimal online experience or are interested in improving current institutional practices, Teaching Online: Essential Elements for Faculty provides the necessary fundamental concepts in a convenient web-enhanced step-by-step guide, with 24 hour access from anywhere in the world.
Download the Executive Summary (PDF)

Source: Faculty Focus


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