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Online Teaching for Educators: Development and Delivery

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Plan, design and deliver effective online programs

Online education has been growing and evolving for some time. COVID-19 has accelerated this shift, along with increasing recognition of the benefits of distributed learning, such as flexibility, accessibility, and scale.

And yet globally, instructors and administrators continue to grapple with the transition to teaching online. Navigating the online environment can be daunting and difficult to do well, especially while catering to a variety of student needs. Many of us feel overwhelmed and ill-equipped to plan and create high-quality, effective online course content that maximizes student engagement.

Designed for educators and administrators, this hands-on professional certificate program will help you harness and evaluate technology, and effectively plan, develop, implement and deliver engaging and enduring online programs. You will gain the knowledge to assess and implement pedagogical technologies, and contribute to strategic decisions around online course design, teaching and learning.

Course One is directed at administrators and educational leaders required to make decisions around digital learning technologies and frameworks, including assessing learning management systems (LMS) and tools for creating both synchronous and asynchronous course materials. Courses Two and Three focus on content development,effective teaching and instructional design, equipping you to produce and deliver interactive learning experiences that boost student success. These courses contain specific resources and learning activities tailored to primary, secondary and adult/higher education.

Taught by Dr. Donna Bonassisa, an online education expert with international experience in primary, secondary, adult and cultural education, this program offers a unique intercultural perspective. Through online discussion, become a part of a vibrant community of educators worldwide.

What you'll learn

  • Identify, appraise and implement learning management tools and systems;
  • Determine key development considerations, and formulate a strategic plan for launching an online course or program;
  • Evaluate and adopt educational technologies, and apply instructional design principles and methodology;
  • Create engaging content and an effective course structure and experience that aligns with online course development best practice.
  • Explore how to foster supportive and enriching virtual teaching and learning environments;
  • Learn how to teach effectively in online and blended formats to achieve student learning objectives.

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From University of British Columbia via edX
Hours 48
Instructor Dr. Donata Bonassisa
Language English
Subjects Education

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An overview of related careers and their average salaries in the US. Bars indicate income percentile (33rd - 99th).

Online education teacher $27k

Online Educator $43k

Online Education Specialist $50k

Chair, Online Programs, School of Education $54k

Online Media $56k

Online Technician $59k

Instructional Artist, Online Education $64k

Online School $76k

Online Affiliate $77k

Advisor, Online Education Policy Initiative $82k

Online Business $109k

Online Education Program Manager $115k

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From University of British Columbia via edX
Hours 48
Instructor Dr. Donata Bonassisa
Language English
Subjects Education

Careers

An overview of related careers and their average salaries in the US. Bars indicate income percentile (33rd - 99th).

Online education teacher $27k

Online Educator $43k

Online Education Specialist $50k

Chair, Online Programs, School of Education $54k

Online Media $56k

Online Technician $59k

Instructional Artist, Online Education $64k

Online School $76k

Online Affiliate $77k

Advisor, Online Education Policy Initiative $82k

Online Business $109k

Online Education Program Manager $115k

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