Summer brings all sorts of lovely things – free courses all over the place!
This course has just started (July 28th – Sept 22nd) and is only 3-6 hours of study a week for the next 8 weeks. Here is the blurb, the course content and the link to join:
Learning to Teach Online
Based upon the award winning* educational resources of same name developed by Simon McIntyre and Karin Watson, the Learning to Teach Online (LTTO) MOOC is designed to help existing educators establish or improve their own online or blended teaching practices. The target audience is primarily teachers in higher education, K-12, community college, and vocational or private education.
Week 1: What is online teaching and why is it important?
Week 2: Open and Closed technologies
Week 3: Planning online learning
Week 4: Online learning activities
Week 5: Online assessment strategies
Week 6: Online Resources
Week 7: Engaging and motivating students
Week 8: Evaluating Strategies