Course Objectives

Upon Completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Align learning activities, objectives, instructional strategies, technology, and assessments to facilitate active learning and progression of learning in an online environment;
  • Apply knowledge from your content and incorporate technology to deliver learning objects in ways that benefit all types of learning styles (visual, auditory, observational and kinesthetic)
  • Move beyond the awareness of instructional and assistive technology to advanced levels of online learning pedagogy including both synchronous and asynchronous delivery models;
  • Develop techniques for improving learner engagement through social media, mobile devises, learning with games, simulations and virtual worlds.

Course Outline

  • Week 1: Introductions and Overview of Course Structure
  • Week 2: Creating and Active Learning Environment
  • Week 3: Incorporating Technology for Various Learning Styles
  • Week 4: Synchronous and A-Synchronous Delivery Models
  • Week 5: Incorporating Social Media, Games and Simulations
  • Week 6: Individual Presentations