Johns Hopkins University

Excellence in Online Teaching

Taught in English

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Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

Paul Huckett
Michael J. Reese
Dr. Olysha Magruder

Instructors: Paul Huckett


(27 reviews)

Beginner level

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11 hours to complete
3 weeks at 3 hours a week
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There are 5 modules in this course

Welcome to the course! The first lesson of this module will introduce you to the course, course expectations, and your instructors. We hope you find this course insightful and relevant to your teaching and professional goals. Our first module will acclimate you to the foundational theories and modalities of online teaching, discuss best-practices in assessment of learning outcomes, student motivation, and defining success. You will analyze exemplar case studies and focus on being intentional in the online classroom.

What's included

4 videos5 readings3 peer reviews1 discussion prompt

Our second module will explore the ways in which online teaching and learning can be designed and implemented in a way that is inclusive of all students. We will cover Universal Design for Learning (UDL), accessibility, inclusivity, and associated legal implications.

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2 videos3 readings2 peer reviews

This module of this course will cover the intentional, efficient, and most effective uses of technology that support student mastery of the learning objectives. Various technologies will be considered for efficacy along with a subsequent deep dive into one technology and its application in your own course(s) will be explored.

What's included

1 video2 readings1 peer review1 discussion prompt

As an instructor, how can you encourage community building within the class, department or program, or online campus?

What's included

1 video2 readings1 peer review

This final module discusses the benefits of continuous personal and professional development and improvement for teaching practice.

What's included

2 videos2 readings1 peer review1 plugin


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4.8 (16 ratings)
Paul Huckett
Johns Hopkins University
2 Courses10,871 learners
Michael J. Reese
Johns Hopkins University
1 Course3,748 learners

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