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Approx. 10 hours to complete
English
Subtitles: English

Skills you will gain

EducationSocial MediaResourceEvaluationTeaching

Learner Career Outcomes

30%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

10%

got a pay increase or promotion
Shareable Certificate
Earn a Certificate upon completion
100% online
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Course 2 of 5 in the
Flexible deadlines
Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.
Approx. 10 hours to complete
English
Subtitles: English

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University of California, Irvine

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

1 hour to complete

Week 1: The Role of Technology in Virtual Education

1 hour to complete
4 videos (Total 48 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
4 videos
Week 1: Types of Technologies10m
Week 1: Evaluating and Implementing16m
Week 1: Interview & Reflection with Melissa8m
3 readings
About this Course10m
Pre-Course Survey10m
Week 1 Roadmap & Optional Resources10m
1 practice exercise
Week 1 Quiz10m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Week 2: Social Technologies in Virtual Education

2 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 94 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
7 videos
Week 2: Asynchronous Discussions16m
Week 2: Synchronous Discussions15m
Week 2: Social Tools Overview15m
Week 2: Social Tools Examples19m
Week 2: Interview & Reflection with Melissa9m
Week 2: Strategies for Completing Peer Assessed Assignments4m
1 reading
Week 2 Roadmap & Optional Resources10m
1 practice exercise
Week 2 Quiz10m
Week
3

Week 3

3 hours to complete

Week 3: Game-based Learning & Badges in Virtual Education

3 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 43 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
4 videos
Week 3: Minecraft and Scratch10m
Week 3: Augmented Reality and Wearable Tech.5m
Week 3: Interview & Reflection with Melissa15m
2 readings
Week 3 Roadmap & Optional Resources10m
About the Assignment10m
1 practice exercise
Week 3 Quiz10m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Week 4: Open Content in Virtual Education

2 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 94 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
9 videos
Week 4: MOOCs13m
Week 4: Open Science Resources5m
Week 4: Open English Language Arts Resources5m
Week 4: Open Math Resources5m
Week 4: Digital Multimedia Applications and Resources for the Classroom6m
Week 4: Language Acquisition Resources8m
Week 4: Open Education Interview with Larry Cooperman10m
Week 4: Interview & Reflection with Melissa26m
1 reading
Week 4 Roadmap & Optional Resources10m
1 practice exercise
Week 4 Quiz10m

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About the Virtual Teacher Specialization

This series of courses provides best practices for online instruction, student engagement and virtual community building; effective uses of asynchronous and synchronous technologies, social media and other emerging technologies; and data analysis techniques and student performance measurements to individualize instruction in an online or blended environment. The courses in this Specialization may be taken in any order. Each course can be taken independently. The Specialization concludes with a final project that will give you the opportunity to integrate and apply the skills you have gained throughout the courses....
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