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100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.

Approx. 14 hours to complete

Suggested: 4 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English

Instructors

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Dr William Cope 

Professor
Department of Education Policy, Organization & Leadership, College of Education
23,617 Learners
8 Courses
Image of instructor, Dr Mary Kalantzis

Dr Mary Kalantzis 

Professor
College of Education
23,617 Learners
8 Courses

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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

4 hours to complete

Course Orientation

4 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 44 min), 6 readings, 2 quizzes
8 videos
Pushing the Boundaries of Possibility1m
The Old School5m
The Not-So-New School2m
The New School2m
Introducing the Scholar Environment4m
Classroom Discourse in Scholar5m
Classroom Discourse Transformed9m
6 readings
Syllabus10m
Task Overview: How to Pass This Course10m
About the Discussion Forums10m
Take This Course As a Stepping Stone for a University of Illinois Certificate, Masters, or Doctorate - Fully Online!10m
Updating Your Profile10m
Social Media10m
1 practice exercise
Orientation Quiz12m
Week
2

Week 2

6 hours to complete

Ubiquitous Learning

6 hours to complete
10 videos (Total 77 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
10 videos
Cultural and Social Contexts of Online Learning11m
Taking Control with Technology Inventories9m
Social and Cultural Challenges of Self-Representation in Online Spaces8m
Developing Critical Representational Vocabularies8m
Assessment in the Old School5m
The Not-So-New School2m
The New School: Embedded Assessment in Scholar9m
Learning As Distributed Knowledge Creation3m
Assessment As Recursive Feedback6m
1 reading
Further Reading10m
Week
3

Week 3

5 hours to complete

Instructional Technologies

5 hours to complete
10 videos (Total 78 min)
10 videos
Self-Directed Learning5m
What Is Engagement?12m
Interactivity in Game Designs and Museums12m
The Classroom in the Old School3m
No Class Scale in Kettle Moraine, Wisconsin10m
Individualized Learning in the Old Schools3m
The Not-So-New School: Individualization in Computer Adaptive Learning2m
Social Learning in Scholar: The Learning Module8m
From Knowledge Transmission to Knowledge Community6m
Week
4

Week 4

5 hours to complete

Goals and Outcomes

5 hours to complete
10 videos (Total 49 min)
10 videos
Coding for Students with Disabilities2m
Computer Science Teaching Practices11m
Encouraging Student Collaboration3m
A Case Study of Students with Disabilities6m
The Old School: The Mastery Learning Perspective2m
The Not-So-New School1m
The New School: Learning Analytics in Scholar6m
Visualizing Learning5m
New Learning: Because Now We Can, We Should1m

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.

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