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About the Course

This course provides teachers with the foundation for understanding the movement towards virtual instruction. It introduces fundamental knowledge needed by teachers to succeed in a technology-dependent, instructional environment. You will explore the history of online learning and understand how a variety of delivery models are evolving in the K-12 environment, ranging from completely online to hybrid or blended classrooms. We will discuss how the programs work and who they serve, addressing some basics about equity issues, access and school funding, as well as ethical and legal issues that support and challenge the models. Upon completion of the course, you will understand what it takes to transition from teaching in the classroom to providing virtual instruction. Upon completing this course, you will be able to: 1. Describe the history of online learning models 2. Identify current virtual instruction models and who offers them 3. Explain how virtual instruction models have evolved and why 4. Describe common features of synchronous and asynchronous technologies 5. Discuss basic ethical and legal issues faced by schools...

Top reviews


Jan 19, 2018

Excepcional, debido a que toda la secuencia de la aplicación y el desarrollo de la educación virtual, impregna los profesores y estudiantes en un universo de excitación y deseo de aprender. Gracias


Jul 14, 2020

This course is the best resource of virtual education knowledge, which was very well managed by Cindy Carbajal by providing material in her presentations and important interviews.

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By Felipe C Q

Dec 19, 2016

You will find extensive information of the subject in this course.

By Alvaro C C

Jul 10, 2020

Excellent course with incredible and applicable information.

By Annie D

Jun 26, 2017

Clear view of the subject.

As a newcomer, I learned a lot!

By Anu M

Jun 22, 2020

It is best course that introduces virtual instructions.

By Kamlesh P

Jul 08, 2020

this course was quite informative and well delivered

By Kawther I A

Jun 29, 2020

Thank you for the wonderful and informative course.

By Ramnik

May 19, 2020

The instructor Cindy Carbajal has gone a great job!

By John P L L A

May 26, 2020

The learning materials in this course were great!

By Upananda P

Jun 01, 2020

Well crafted and good instructor for the course.

By Benard A L

May 11, 2020

Good introductory course with lots of challenges

By Mekhla

Jun 30, 2020

Learnt Interactive skills for Online Teaching!

By Adriana N

May 22, 2020

Great introductory course on virtual learning.

By John C

May 26, 2020

Rich course full of fundamental information.

By Zeba K

Jun 30, 2020

Excellently designed and full of knowledge.

By Kitu G

Jul 07, 2020

It's an excellent tool for online learning

By Floyd S

Oct 10, 2017

Thank You, Thia is a very detailed course.

By Małgosia P

Jun 04, 2017

Proper introduction into Virtual teaching.

By Dr. P S

May 28, 2020

It was excellent course. I learned a lot.

By Dr. H M K

Jul 01, 2020

It was a very good learning experience

By Rakesh K C

Jun 21, 2020

SImple uptomark and clear in objective

By Bhalachandra S

Jul 16, 2020

Very good course in current scenario.

By Madiha

Jul 27, 2020

Great course

It enhanced my expertise

By Gagan D S

Jun 06, 2020

Meeting the expectations of learning

By Angela M

Feb 04, 2019

Very informative and would recommend

By Mark B O V

May 25, 2020

thank you, i learned so much!