About this Course
1,897 recent views

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.

Approx. 13 hours to complete

Suggested: 5 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.

Approx. 13 hours to complete

Suggested: 5 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
1 hour to complete

Course Orientation

1 video (Total 5 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
4 readings
Syllabus10m
About the Discussion Forums10m
Updating Your Profile10m
Social Media10m
1 practice exercise
Orientation Quiz
Week
2
3 hours to complete

Module 1: An Introduction to Constructivism

3 videos (Total 37 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
3 videos
Common Sense of Teaching12m
The Conduit Metaphor14m
1 reading
Module 1 Readings and Resources10m
Week
3
3 hours to complete

Module 2: Student Ideas

5 videos (Total 60 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
5 videos
Exploring Student Ideas10m
Exploring More Student Ideas8m
Understanding Students' Ideas14m
Listening to Students' Ideas14m
1 reading
Module 2 Readings and Resources10m
Week
4
4 hours to complete

Module 3: Helping Students Develop their Ideas

5 videos (Total 83 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
5 videos
Learning Environments to Hep Students' Ideas Develop15m
Constructivist Learning Environments16m
More Constructivist Learning Environments22m
Finding Research16m
1 reading
Module 3 Readings and Resources10m

Instructor

Avatar

David E. Brown

Associate Professor
Curriculum & Instruction Contact

About University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is a world leader in research, teaching and public engagement, distinguished by the breadth of its programs, broad academic excellence, and internationally renowned faculty and alumni. Illinois serves the world by creating knowledge, preparing students for lives of impact, and finding solutions to critical societal needs. ...

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Once you enroll for a Certificate, you’ll have access to all videos, quizzes, and programming assignments (if applicable). Peer review assignments can only be submitted and reviewed once your session has begun. If you choose to explore the course without purchasing, you may not be able to access certain assignments.

  • When you purchase a Certificate you get access to all course materials, including graded assignments. Upon completing the course, your electronic Certificate will be added to your Accomplishments page - from there, you can print your Certificate or add it to your LinkedIn profile. If you only want to read and view the course content, you can audit the course for free.

More questions? Visit the Learner Help Center.