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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...

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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 Mark B O V

May 25, 2020

thank you, i learned so much!

By Kashif A

May 27, 2020

Interesting and informative

By pankaj a

May 23, 2020

Great course to start with.

By dr. s b

May 22, 2020

Very informative course

By Malarvizhi K

May 14, 2020

A well organised course

By Vishal S

Jun 12, 2020

Very enriching course.

By Reeta M

Jun 05, 2020

very useful learn alot

By Dr. N D

May 26, 2020

excellent experience

By Bomma R

May 20, 2020


By Yader M C

Mar 07, 2020

Excellent my teacher

By Tamaghna C

May 20, 2020

A wonderful course

By Diana I P M

Jul 12, 2020

Excellent Course!

By Osia M

Apr 04, 2019

very resourceful!

By Susanta S

May 19, 2020

nice experience

By Neeraj P

Jun 11, 2020

Learned a lot

By Harvinder S

May 18, 2020

Well designed

By Jayrome N

Jun 22, 2020

great course

By Iffat J S

Jun 21, 2020

great course

By Rajesh M

May 25, 2020

Great Course

By Pavni G

May 12, 2020

Great Course

By Jayesh G

Aug 07, 2020

Good Course

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By Elizabeth J

Jun 25, 2020

Thank you

By Vikram K V

Jul 30, 2020