Virtual Teacher Specialization. develop the skills to teach online
About This Specialization
This series of courses provides best practices for online instruction, student engagement and virtual community building; effective uses of asynchronous and synchronous technologies, social media and other emerging technologies; and data analysis techniques and student performance measurements to individualize instruction in an online or blended environment. The courses in this Specialization may be taken in any order. Each course can be taken independently. The Specialization concludes with a final project that will give you the opportunity to integrate and apply the skills you have gained throughout the courses.
Follow the suggested order or choose your own.
Designed to help you practice and apply the skills you learn.
Highlight your new skills on your resume or LinkedIn.
- Beginner Specialization.
- No prior experience required.
Foundations of Virtual InstructionUpcoming session: Jun 11
- 2-4 hours/week
About the CourseThis course provides teachers with the foundation for understanding the movement towards virtual instruction. It introduces fundamental knowledge needed by teachers to succeed in a technology-dependent, instructional environment. You will explore the hi
Emerging Trends & Technologies in the Virtual K-12 ClassroomUpcoming session: Jun 18
- 2-4 hours/week
About the CourseEmerging technologies are quickly gaining momentum in the field of virtual K-12 instruction. In this course, we will explore how the latest trends in the use of technology affect student learning and engagement. What innovative learning sp
Advanced Instructional Strategies in the Virtual ClassroomUpcoming session: Jun 18
- English, Italian
About the CourseThis course will help you ‘up’ your game and develop the advanced level skills and techniques that elude even some of the most experienced virtual teachers. We will examine the pitfalls beginning teachers run into and learn how to overcome
Performance Assessment in the Virtual ClassroomUpcoming session: Jun 18
About the CourseEffective measures of performance and assessment are a crucial component of any virtual program. Teachers and administrators must understand both the myths and challenges of assessing performance virtually, administering standardized testing with geog
Virtual Teacher Final ProjectUpcoming session: May 28
About the Capstone ProjectThe Final Project will be a hands-on, comprehensive project that practitioners of virtual education can implement in their profession. For this final project, learners will draft a design plan for an online learning module utilizing materials lear
Melissa Joell Loble, M.A., MBA
Victoria Roth O'Neal
Instructor & Lead Teacher
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