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in Business & Skills Training

Advanced Teaching Online

$195

with William Draves

Calendar Sep 5, 2017

In the 21st century, half of all learning will be online.  The opportunities are tremendous for teaching online.  Discover how to plan, develop and teach an online course.  Take home a ten step model for developing your online course.  Experience one of the most advanced online classrooms for teachers.  Learn how to create online audio lectures with slide shows.  Plus, find out how self quizzes enhance learning.  See an animation, drop-and-drop exercise, and dynamite welcome pages.  Engage in online discussin with other teachers.  An instructor's book, Advanced Teaching Online, is included.

Certificate in Blended Instruction

$495

with Kassia Dellabough

Calendar Sep 5, 2017

Hybrid, or blended, courses have been found to be superior in student learning to both the traditional classroom and totally online courses.  All face-to-face courses should and will be blended.  Blended gives students a better learning experience.  It gives you as teacher the ability to make better use of your valuable time.  With our certificate in blended instruction, you will find out the keys to developing a hybrid or blended course.  Take away the essentials of creating an online classroom experience and online options for enhancing your in-person class meetings.  Then explore the concept and practice of the Flipped Classroom and how to maximize your teacher time to maximize student learning.

 

Certified Online Instructor (COI)

$795

with Rita-Marie Conrad

Calendar Sep 5, 2017

For those new to teaching online, or those already teaching online.  Get the best instruction from the foremost authorities in online learning.  Thousands of people have taken this fundamental yet advanced training in teaching online.  From building an online course to improving an online course, from fostering online discussion to encouraging student interaction, from traditional assessment to online test, the prgram will give you both the fundamentals for teaching online, as well as the most advanced tips and techniqnues in the business.  Your instructors are authors, speakers and consultants in online learning and teaching.

Designing Online Instruction

$195

with William Draves

Calendar Oct 2, 2017

Learn about the online instructional environment, envisioning your online course, developing a web course, phases of design and development, design guidelines, and more.  Discover the principles behind the adoption of technology innovation and the nature of the online learning environment.  Then get tips for planning your online course, identifying resources and design guidelines.  Discuss the phases of design and development and models, motivating student-student interaction, and managing interaction.  Get the latest information on copyright issues, assessment and evaluation.

Developing Hybrid Courses

$195

with Kassia Dellabough

Calendar Oct 2, 2017

The rapid growth of on-line and other digital tools to deliver course materials has opened the door to many possibilities for expanding regular face-to-face courses or developing new ones. This is a great opportunity to reach broader audiences and add rich resources and materials to the topics you want to teach.  Whether developing new or modifying an existing class, this four-week session will help you to take advantage of the best of both worlds.  Use the strength of the face-to-face engagement and the power of the Internet to deliver great content, reach broader audiences and supporty different learning styles.  The Hybrid or blended classroom encourages students to learn at their own pace while also building on the unique exchanges that can happen in both the face-to-face class and on-line.

Fostering Online Discussions

$195

with Mary Dereshiwsky

Calendar Nov 6, 2017

Being engaged with your online learners throughout the course is one of the three biggest weaknesses of online teachers. It is also one of the three biggest ways to take your online course to the next level, making it a superior learning experience for your learners.  Come experience how to do it from the creator of the concept and practice of 'continual engagement' in teaching.  Discover how to build student success through your interaction, how to give online learners feedback, communicating with them about everything from subject matter to delicate issues to grading.  You will come away with advanced, practical, how-to tips from one of the foremost authorities on fostering online discussion.  And you will see how your instructor models great interaction and engagement in the online environment.

 

Gender in the Classroom

$145

with Julia Coates

Calendar Oct 2, 2017

Discover why girls waste 30% of their study time, why boys get worse grades than girls, why boys do less homework than girls, and the 5 learning habits girls get in school that hurts them in the workplace.  Your female students learn differently than your male students.  Discover how girls learn.  Take away 10 top tips for helping girls learn more, and the 5 tips to help girls succeed more.  Then discover how boys learn.  Take away 10 top tips for helping boys learn more, and the 5 tips to help boys succeed more.  Get info about research not available anywhere else.

Generational Learning Styles

$145

with Kassia Dellabough

Calendar Nov 6, 2017

Regardless of your age, it is always helpful to increase your understanding of how your current students learn and what your future students might need because students learn in a variety of ways.  This course will focus on the influence of generational characteristics on learning styles.  Your students learn differently than you do. Come find out how to help your students learn more and discover something new about yourself too!  We will explore fascinating information on the brain and how each generation has responded to their unique "cohort experience."  Your will acquire the skills and information needed to facilitate Gen Y and  the emerging generation of learners.  Understand how your own generational characteristics impact your learning AND your teaching.  Come away with our top 20 generational techniques for helping your students learn more.





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