2019-2020 Graduate Academic Catalog

ECOMP 6201 Online Teaching: Introduction to Design and Practice

This course is designed to introduce teaching online to K-12 educators. Utilizing a constructivist learning approach, we will explore the advantages of online learning and features of online environments and online collaborative tools, and examine the best pedagogical practices for teaching and learning online. Expectations, characteristics, and needs of online learners will be examined and specific strategies to help students assess their readiness to learn online will be developed. Solutions for involving all of the K-12 stakeholders and the challenge of keeping students motivated to produce quality work through online learning will be explored.