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Our certificate program provides licensed teachers with a fundamental understanding of online learning pedagogies, strategies, management, designs, and resources to better prepare teachers to teach in an exclusively online environment. This hands-on program offers opportunities for interactions and close consultation with recognized experts in the area. Your class projects are designed to create material that you could use in your own online classroom.
For both degree program and non-degree graduate-level students.
Each course in this certificate can count for 90 re-certification points for in-service K-12 teachers.
Graduate students pursuing degrees in the areas of education, psychology, and business will find the certificate applicable.
Faculty from the Instructional Design and Technology program, Library Science program, and the Teaching and Learning department teach these courses.
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Students will gain experience locating, evaluating, collecting, arranging, and disseminating content resources available as open educational resources to support learning and teaching. Issues surrounding open educational resources including copyright, licensing, access, and quality will be addressed. A primary focus will be on developing digital textbooks that may include websites, databases, current awareness experts, and digital field trips to support the delivery of instruction.
Examines selected issues and trends involving the use of technology in curriculum and instruction. Students develop a critical awareness of contemporary technology, an understanding of current research regarding the successful implementation of technology in curriculum and instruction, and strategies for using new technology in the future.
This course is an applied survey on online instruction, including relevant online learning theory and design considerations, as well as tools and principles, with an emphasis on K-12 education. Topics include theories and principles of online learning, effectively identifying, locating, evaluating, preparing, and using educational technology as instructional resources in an online environment.
This course is a study of the application of perceptual and learning principles to the design of instructional media for use in educational and training applications. The focus is on the development and application of heuristics from the research literature. We will examine verbal and iconic signs as well as visual imagery, and their role in the instructional and learning processes.
Students entering the Certificate program in Online Teaching for K-12 Teachers should meet the minimum university admission requirements (Graduate Admission)
To take courses for this certificate, you will need to be admitted to ODU as a non-degree or degree seeking graduate student.
Estimated rates for the 2022-23 academic year. Rates are subject to change. Anyone that is not a current Virginia resident will be charged non-resident rates. That includes international students.
Our enrollment coordinators are ready to help you through the admissions process.
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