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Reading, Writing, & Learning

Reading, Writing, & Learning

  

 

  • GED® Exam Prep: Mathematical Reasoning
  • Registration: Open Enrollment
    Delivery Method: Online
    Fee: $29.00

    This completely online and self-paced, GED® Test Prep course provides a comprehensive preparation for the Mathematical Reasoning section of the GED® Test. Learners are guided along a learning path of topics, including Numeracy and Operations, Beyond Integers, Algebra Basics, Graphing and Functions, Geometry and Measurements, and Statistics and Data Analysis. These topics prepare learners for the four major areas of the Mathematical Reasoning section of the GED® Test: Basic Math, Geometry, Algebra, and Graphs and Functions. This course includes exam-taking tips, a diagnostic test that doubles as a full-length practice exam, practice questions at the end of each module, and a second full-length practice exam at the end of the course.

 

  • GED® Exam Prep: Reasoning Through Language Arts (RLA)
  • Registration: Open Enrollment
    Delivery Method: Online
    Fee: $29.00

    This completely online and self-paced, eleven-module GED® Test Prep course provides a comprehensive preparation for the GED® Reasoning Through Language Arts Test. Topics covered include essential reading skills, interpreting text, interpreting words and phrases, analyzing the structure of a text, discerning an author's purpose, evaluating arguments and claims, analyzing similarities, common grammar issues, and writing an extended response. The course includes exam-taking tips, two full-length practice exams, diagnostic tests at the beginning of each module, and practice questions at the end of each module.

 

  • GED® Exam Prep: Science
  • Registration: Open Enrollment
    Delivery Method: Online
    Fee: $29.00

    This completely online and self-paced, GED® Test Prep course provides comprehensive preparation for the GED® Science Test. The GED® Science Test Prep provides the fundamentals of science reasoning within three subject areas: Life Science; Physical Science; and Earth and Space Science. This course, along with the GED® test itself, achieves this by testing your ability to apply essential Science Practices to analyze and draw inferences from reading passages, charts, and related material. This course includes exam-taking tips, a diagnostic test that doubles as a full-length practice exam, practice questions for each content topic, and a second full-length practice exam at the end of the course. The practice exams within this course are designed to align as closely as possible to the questions test-takers will encounter on the official GED® exam.

 

  • GED® Exam Prep: Social Studies
  • Registration: Open Enrollment
    Delivery Method: Online
    Fee: $29.00

    This completely online and self-paced, five-module GED® Test Prep course provides a comprehensive preparation for the GED® Social Studies Test. The course includes exam-taking tips, a diagnostic test that doubles as a full-length practice exam, practice questions at the end of each module, and a second full-length practice exam at the end of the course. More than 200 practice questions address the Social Studies Practices and four Content Topic areas covered in the GED® Social Studies Test.

 

  • GED® Test Prep Four-Part Bundle
  • Registration: Open Enrollment
    Delivery Method: Online
    Fee: $99.00

    This completely online and self-paced, GED® Test Prep course provides a comprehensive preparation for the GED® Test. GED has four distinct sections—math, science, social studies, and reading through language arts. Each of these sections is represented with a separate course, allowing learners to more closely focus on those areas of the GED curriculum where the most scaffolding is needed. Each of the four courses includes exam-taking tips, a diagnostic test that doubles as a full-length practice exam, practice questions at the end of each module, and a second full-length practice exam at the end of the course. The suite of four courses contain more than 400 practice questions in total, and are designed to align as closely as possible to the questions test-takers will encounter on the official GED® exam.

 

 

 

  • Introduction to Critical Thinking
  • Registration: Open Enrollment
    Delivery Method: Online
    Fee: $95.00

    Critical thinking is an intellectual model for reasoning through issues to reach well-founded conclusions. It may be the single-most valuable skill that one can bring to any job, profession, or life challenge. Being able to ask the right questions, critique an argument, and logically dissect an issue occur constantly in the workplace and our lives. This introductory-level course is designed to help learners define and identify critical thinking and reasoning skills and develop those skills.

 

 

 

  • Introduction to Online Learning
  • Registration: Open Enrollment
    Delivery Method: Online
    Fee: $79.00

    Learners who are engaging in online coursework have high expectations for their learning experience. And many institutions try to develop online coursework as a way to reduce cost and control the content of the training, but without regard for the complexities of the technology. This course introduces the major models, tools, and techniques for creating and delivering online learning. It reviews the fundamentals of general learning theory and how it can be applied in practice to online design and instruction.

    This course was developed by MindEdge's National Institute of Online Learning (NIOL), which was founded in 2012 with the goal to improve the quality and effectiveness of online learning, especially for adult learners, by promoting best practices and innovation in the field.

 

 

 

  • Narrative Learning
  • Registration: Open Enrollment
    Delivery Method: Online
    Fee: $79.00

    Storytelling and the use of narrative case studies can be a highly effective way to teach. Often, we learn best by doing, and in the context of online learning, "doing" often means utilizing case study and role-playing methods. This course introduces the major techniques and strategies for integrating narrative learning into an educational curriculum. It presents different types of narrative learning and identifies the best means to utilize each. Finally, it explores the efficacy of narrative learning and how it can be applied to online design and instruction.

    This course was developed by MindEdge's National Institute of Online Learning (NIOL), which was founded in 2012 with the goal to improve the quality and effectiveness of online learning, especially for adult learners, by promoting best practices and innovation in the field.

 

  • Teaching Online
  • Registration: Open Enrollment
    Delivery Method: Online
    Fee: $79.00

    Even the most experienced teachers often need help transitioning into the world of teaching online. When you don't meet your students face-to-face teachers must adjust their tactics and strategies to help them identify struggling students and to ensure students are engaging and learning the material. This course offers a brief survey of the major models, tools, and techniques in teaching online.

    This course was developed by MindEdge's National Institute of Online Learning (NIOL), which was founded in 2012 with the goal to improve the quality and effectiveness of online learning, especially for adult learners, by promoting best practices and innovation in the field.

 

  • The Technology of Online Learning
  • Registration: Open Enrollment
    Delivery Method: Online
    Fee: $79.00

    The technology of online learning is constantly evolving. Not only is the technology of content presentation becoming more complex, but the delivery, integration, grade syncing, and expanding learning management system markets all add the puzzle. As a developer of online courses, this course seeks to give you the vocabulary and tools you need to ask the right questions and understand the fundamental concepts of technology in online learning. It reviews the key software and hardware options available, and it covers best practices in using technology.

    This course was developed by MindEdge's National Institute of Online Learning (NIOL), which was founded in 2012 with the goal to improve the quality and effectiveness of online learning, especially for adult learners, by promoting best practices and innovation in the field.