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K-12 Online Teacher Series

K-12 Online Teacher Series

The following three courses may be taken in series to provide the student with a sequential learning experience of nine credits, in which the student will become prepared to teach K-12 Online and Blended classes in the virtual classroom. These courses are offered as professional development and may not be transferred into the MA in Education.  Upon successful completion of the nine credit series, participants will earn a Certificate of Completion from the Office of Extended Studies.  Contact Extended Studies to register.

EDUC 535 Engaging the K-12 Online Learner...3 cr      
EDUC 536 Assessing the K-12 Online Learner...3 cr         
EDUC 537 Field-Based Application of Online Instruction...3 cr    

Course Descriptions

EDUC 535 Engaging the K-12 Online Learner 3 credits (first 8 weeks, fall semester)
A study of methods and strategies to engage the online K-12 learner. Educators study how to transition from traditional face-to-face classrooms to online settings. Focus is primarily on the key principles of effective online instruction and the power of the learner-centered approach to ensure success for the online teacher and learner.

Prerequisite: Teaching license.

EDUC 536 Assessing the K-12 Online Learner 3 credits (second 8 weeks, fall semester)
A study of methods and strategies to engage the online K-12 learner. Educators study the principles of effective online assessment and specific online tools and strategies. Focus is on using assessment results to differentiate instruction and support the K-12 online learner.

Prerequisite: Teaching license and EDUC 535.

EDUC 537 Field-Based Application of Online Instruction  3 credits (16 weeks, spring semester)
Application of effective online teaching to an appropriate K-12 student population.  

Prerequisite: Teaching license and EDUC 535 & EDUC 536.

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