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Certificate in Online Teaching

Certificate in Online Teaching

  

 Program Overview

The professional development Certificate in Online Teaching is a ten-module online certificate that can provide prior learning credit for the Master of Arts in Education (MAE) and is designed to provide you with practical skills to create engaging online courses.  You will build your skills in multi-modal teaching to enhance the classroom experience with multimedia, videos, and asynchronous assessment. Upon completion, you’ll have a deep understanding of the online learner’s perspective and therefore be capable of building a strong online classroom.

Teachers can earn one continuing education units for each course in the program, earning up to ten total continuing education units.  Students who complete the entire professional development Certificate in Online Teaching and are interested in earning a Master of Arts in Education (MAE) can speak with their advisor about waiving program requirements through prior learning.

Modules Include:

  • Module 1: Leveraging Virtual Communication Platforms
  • Module 2: The Digital Learning Environment
  • Module 3: Introduction to Editing Still Images for use in Learning Objects
  • Module 4: Introduction to Editing Sound and Video for use in Learning Objects
  • Module 5: Criteria for Evaluating Educational Technology
  • Module 6: Adapting Traditional Classroom Management Strategies to Multimodal Spaces
  • Module 7: SEL Online: Leveraging Multimodal Space
  • Module 8: Designing Online Learning Environments
  • Module 9: Assessing Learning in a Multimodal Environment
  • Module 10: Create a Learning Object Web Page

You may register for one module or all ten modules within the certificate. Please create an account, sign-in and add each course you would like to register to your cart before checking out.  If you enroll in all modules, discount will be applied at check-out.

Individual Module Cost: $150

Enroll in Complete Professional Development Certificate for $1,250 ($250 savings!)

 

  • Certificate in Online Teaching
  • Registration: Open Enrollment
    Delivery Method: Online
    Fee: $1,250.00

    This ten-module online professional development certificate is designed to provide you with practical skills to create engaging online courses. You’ll build your skills in multi-modal teaching to enhance the classroom experience with multimedia, videos, and asynchronous assessment. Upon completion, you’ll have a deep understanding of the online learner’s perspective and therefore be capable of building a strong online classroom.

    Teachers can earn one continuing education units for each module in the program, earning up to ten total continuing education units. Students who complete the entire professional development Certificate in Online Teaching and are interested in earning a Master of Arts in Education (MAE) can speak with their advisor about waiving program requirements through prior learning.

    Complete all ten modules in the professional development Certificate in Online Teaching and learn how you can waive academic credit for TWO courses in the Master of Arts in Education through prior learning!

 

  • Module 1: Leveraging Virtual Communication Platforms
  • Registration: Open Enrollment
    Delivery Method: Online
    Fee: $150.00

    In the first module of the Certificate in Online Teaching, Leveraging Virtual Communication Platforms, you will dispel the myths of best practices, gold standards, and silver bullet solutions to multimodal teaching, learning how to confidently choose the best mode of delivering thoughtful, conscientious teaching practices in multimodal classrooms.

    Digital tools create learning opportunities. They are not better or worse than analog teaching tools, they simply possess their own strengths and weaknesses. Understanding the strengths and weaknesses of online learning tools (as well as how to apply the tools themselves) will enhance your teacher's tool belt and allow you to deliver good teaching in any modality.

    Complete all ten modules in the professional development Certificate in Online Teaching and learn how you can waive academic credit for TWO courses in the Master of Arts in Education through prior learning!

 

  • Module 2: The Digital Learning Environment
  • Registration: Open Enrollment
    Delivery Method: Online
    Fee: $150.00

    In the second module of the Certificate in Online Teaching, The Digital Learning Environment, you will explore the digital learning environment gaining an understanding of operating systems, computer skills, online collaboration, and cloud storage.

    Create amazing online classrooms you and your students can love! Module 2 will help you better understand computer applications and how you can use them to your advantage in your online classroom. This better understanding will help you work more effieciently, bring diverse style and methods of teaching and learning into your classroom, and have more time to focus on what is more important - your students!

    Complete all ten modules in the professional development Certificate in Online Teaching and learn how you can waive academic credit for TWO courses in the Master of Arts in Education through prior learning!

 

  • Module 3: Introduction to Editing Still Images for use in Learning Objects
  • Registration: Open Enrollment
    Delivery Method: Online
    Fee: $150.00

    In the third module of the Certificate in Online Teaching, Introduction to Editing Still Images for use in Learning Objects, you will learn how to edit still images for use in learning objects to enhance the online learning environment.  You will gain knowledge on universal principles for design and be introduced to a variety of approaches to editing images.

    The big idea behind Module 3 is that when you feel comfortable and confident finding, customizing, and posting media to an online learning environment you open up an impressive new set of engagement opportunities for your learners.

    Complete all ten modules in the professional development Certificate in Online Teaching and learn how you can waive academic credit for TWO courses in the Master of Arts in Education through prior learning!

 

  • Module 4: Introduction to Editing Sound and Video for use in Learning Objects
  • Registration: Open Enrollment
    Delivery Method: Online
    Fee: $150.00

    In the fourth module of the Certificate in Online Teaching, Introduction to Editing Sound and Video for use in Learning Objects, you will learn how to edit sound and video for use in learning objects to enhance the online learning environment. Through this module, you can uncover how the use of media in an online classroom can flatten the learning curve and engage learners in the course. Explore the pros and cons of the use of audio and video and take away performance tips to build engaging multimodal courses.

    Complete all ten modules in the professional development Certificate in Online Teaching and learn how you can waive academic credit for TWO courses in the Master of Arts in Education through prior learning!

 

  • Module 5: Criteria for Evaluating Educational Technology
  • Registration: Open Enrollment
    Delivery Method: Online
    Fee: $150.00

    In the fifth module of the Certificate in Online Teaching, Criteria for Evaluating Educational Technology, you will learn how to evaluate educational technology. Technology can amplify ability. Educational Technology is meant to be a tool for amplifying human ability and cognition. It is not a silver bullet solution for instructional challenges, but rather, one of many tools that can enhance comprehension and retention when thoughtfully applied to specific learning situations. Educational technologies and online learning are not new, but are the latest tools used for the purposes of teaching and learning. Keep in mind that not all students have consistently reliable Internet access. Even with technological tools at your fingertips, you may need to differentiate your instruction for learners who have limited internet access.

    Complete all ten modules in the professional development Certificate in Online Teaching and learn how you can waive academic credit for TWO courses in the Master of Arts in Education through prior learning!

 

  • Module 6: Adapting Traditional Classroom Management Strategies to Multimodal Spaces
  • Registration: Open Enrollment
    Delivery Method: Online
    Fee: $150.00

    In the sixth module of the Certificate in Online Teaching, Adapting Traditional Classroom Management Strategies to Multimodal Spaces, you will learn how to transform your strategies for traditional classrooms to multimodal teaching. Understand the differences between online and traditional classrooms in the use of seat time, being mindful of standards and approaches to online and offline student learning. Clear communication, coupled with an understanding of the strengths and limitations of your institution’s Learning Management System (LMS), can allow you to enhance your existing classroom resources in order to creatively keep your students engaged. All the while, maintaining high levels of participation and skill retention.

    Complete all ten modules in the professional development Certificate in Online Teaching and learn how you can waive academic credit for TWO courses in the Master of Arts in Education through prior learning!

 

  • Module 7: SEL Online: Leveraging Multimodal Space
  • Registration: Open Enrollment
    Delivery Method: Online
    Fee: $150.00

    In the seventh module of the Certificate in Online Teaching, SEL Online: Leveraging Multimodal Space, you will learn how to incorporate social emotional learning into the multimodal environment.  Build an understanding of how to help students learn “soft skills” in a multimodal environment, while they learn their “hard skills”. Understanding how to differentiate instruction in a multimodal classroom to allow for student motivation through equity. This includes approaching the online teaching process through the lens of SEL (Social and Emotional Learning) components.

    Complete all ten modules in the professional development Certificate in Online Teaching and learn how you can waive academic credit for TWO courses in the Master of Arts in Education through prior learning!

 

  • Module 8: Designing Online Learning Environments
  • Registration: Open Enrollment
    Delivery Method: Online
    Fee: $150.00

    In the eight module of the Certificate in Online Teaching, Designing Online Learning Environments, you will learn how to design online learning environments that drive engagement, interest, student centered learning and online activity. Uncover ways to leverage hybrid spaces, use multimedia, and structure courses to meet objectives.

    Complete all ten modules in the professional development Certificate in Online Teaching and learn how you can waive academic credit for TWO courses in the Master of Arts in Education through prior learning!

 

  • Module 9: Assessing Learning in a Multimodal Environment
  • Registration: Open Enrollment
    Delivery Method: Online
    Fee: $150.00

    In the nineth module of the Certificate in Online Teaching, Assessing Learning in a Multimodal Environment, you will learn how to assess learning in multi-modal environments. Understand the theories and approaches to assessment in multimodal environments, exploring the various assessment approaches to build learning knowledge and skills. Careful online assessment planning will yield meaningful online assessment results that can not only help students to improve their performance, but can also inform your teaching and practice.

    Complete all ten modules in the professional development Certificate in Online Teaching and learn how you can waive academic credit for TWO courses in the Master of Arts in Education through prior learning!

 

  • Module 10: Create a Learning Object Web Page
  • Registration: Open Enrollment
    Delivery Method: Online
    Fee: $150.00

    In the final module of the Certificate in Online Teaching, Create a Learning Object Web Page, you will use the skills gained in the prior ten modules to create a learning web page to support your multimodal classroom. Explore how to transform your visual communication / presentation skills to be clear, concise, and compelling in the multimodal environment, learning to cross the digital divide.

    The big idea of this module is the practice of creating an online learning space through the setup of a platform where you can show off the learning objects you have created for your online students. Learn the criteria for effective online communications and how to:

    • Cross the digital divide
    • Build your online learning object to showcase your new multimodal teaching skills
    • Assess outcomes in your learning object.

    Complete all ten modules in the professional development Certificate in Online Teaching and learn how you can waive academic credit for TWO courses in the Master of Arts in Education through prior learning!