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Subtitles: English, Italian

Learner Career Outcomes

33%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

Course 3 of 5 in the

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.

Approx. 8 hours to complete

Suggested: 2-4 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English, Italian

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
1 hour to complete

Week 1: Handling Direct Instruction

1 video (Total 13 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
3 readings
About this Course10m
Pre-Course Survey10m
Week 1 Optional Resources10m
1 practice exercise
Quiz 110m
Week
2
1 hour to complete

Week 2: Passing with Communication and Building Relationships

2 videos (Total 19 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
2 videos
up IT: Blackout1m
1 reading
Week 2 Optional Resources10m
1 practice exercise
Quiz 210m
Week
3
3 hours to complete

Week 3: Swishing Assignments and Assessments

2 videos (Total 17 min), 3 readings, 2 quizzes
2 videos
up IT - PB&J 1m
3 readings
Week 3 Optional Resources10m
Assignment & Peer Review Instructions10m
Option 2: Peer Review QFT Template10m
1 practice exercise
Quiz 310m
Week
4
1 hour to complete

Week 4: Rebounding for At-Risk and Underperforming Students

2 videos (Total 13 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
2 videos
up IT - Motivate & Move 3m
1 reading
Week 4 Optional Resources10m
1 practice exercise
Quiz 410m
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Top reviews from Advanced Instructional Strategies in the Virtual Classroom

By DAJun 24th 2016

An outstanding course. Thoughtful with unique insights into some of the challenges of the virtual classroom with realistic suggestions on how to approach them.

By LKMay 29th 2016

The BEST course in this series by far! This is a real model of what I hope to achieve with my own online courses. Finally!

Instructor

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Chris Long

Instructor
UC Irvine Extension

About University of California, Irvine

Since 1965, the University of California, Irvine has combined the strengths of a major research university with the bounty of an incomparable Southern California location. UCI’s unyielding commitment to rigorous academics, cutting-edge research, and leadership and character development makes the campus a driving force for innovation and discovery that serves our local, national and global communities in many ways....

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....
Virtual Teacher

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 enroll in the course, you get access to all of the courses in the Specialization, and you earn a certificate when you complete the work. 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.

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