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Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Learning to Teach Online with Oliver Schinktenn | - Education + Elearning

Check out this course, we'll take a look at the fundamentals of teaching online. 

Photo: Oliver Schinkten
Over six million students currently take one or more of their courses online; 50% of universities offer an online degree program. These numbers are only growing...

Staff author Oliver Schinkten draws the connections between high-quality instruction and online education. He provides a framework for creating a digital classroom—with or without a learning management system—and guidance to get students interacting with the course material, the instructor, and each other. Collaboration is the key to making the learning experience more dynamic. Oliver also shows how to incorporate digital resources and the latest ed tech into your classroom, and make sure the lessons are accessible to students of all ability levels.

Topics include:
  • What is online education? 
  • Why does online education succeed? 
  • Understanding learning management systems 
  • Incorporating technology in the classroom 
  • Setting guidelines and expectations about online courses 
  • Writing learning outcomes and learning objectives 
  • Sharing and curating files and resources 
  • Tracking student progress 
  • Engaging students 
  • Fostering communication 
  • Providing feedback 
  • Making learning accessible to students with disabilities
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