d improve online courses using the Sloan-C pillars of quality in online education—learning effectiveness, scale, faculty and student satisfaction, and access.
The next session starts January 4, 2012!
The certificate consists of a 9-week foundation course and 3 individual electives that focus on improving overall competency within a specific area of academic focus. Participants achieve a Sloan-C Online Teaching Certificate by completing 3 chosen electives. Specializations will be cited on the candidate’s certificate of completion.
9-Week Foundation Course
In this intensive, collaborative practicum, participants explore an array of topics, develop strategies to build their online courses, and give and receive peer reviews. Working in teams with mentors who provide one-on-one coaching, participants demonstrate their mastery of the basic elements of online courses: planning the course, understanding role adjustment, organizing the course, incorporating the advantages of online communications, and applying the pedagogical principles that create purposeful learning communities.
Elective courses are currently broken down into seven specializations:
* Blended Learning
* Design and Delivery
* Mobile Learning
* Social Media
* Tools and Techniques
* Leverage your background & proficiencies as educators, administrators, & institutional leaders to become highly effective in the principles & practices of asynchronous instruction
* Integrate Sloan-C‘s research-based, conceptual & theoretical foundations relating to learning theory & assessment to compliment & personalize your online classroom
* Capitalize on your potential as innovators in online education by creating high quality work products which will be assessed by program facilitators & your peers