Virtual Teacher Specialization

Starts Nov 27

Virtual Teacher Specialization

Virtual Teacher Specialization

Virtual Teacher Specialization. develop the skills to teach online

About This 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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courses
5 courses

Follow the suggested order or choose your own.

projects
Projects

Designed to help you practice and apply the skills you learn.

certificates
Certificates

Highlight your new skills on your resume or LinkedIn.

Courses
Beginner Specialization.
No prior experience required.
  1. COURSE 1

    Foundations of Virtual Instruction

    Upcoming session: Nov 27
    Commitment
    2-4 hours/week
    Subtitles
    English

    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 hi
  2. COURSE 2

    Emerging Trends & Technologies in the Virtual K-12 Classroom

    Upcoming session: Dec 4
    Commitment
    2-4 hours/week
    Subtitles
    English

    About the Course

    Emerging technologies are quickly gaining momentum in the field of virtual K-12 instruction. In this course, we will explore how the latest trends in the use of technology affect student learning and engagement. What innovative learning sp
  3. COURSE 3

    Advanced Instructional Strategies in the Virtual Classroom

    Upcoming session: Dec 4
    Commitment
    2-4 hours/week
    Subtitles
    English, Italian

    About the Course

    This course will help you ‘up’ your game and develop the advanced level skills and techniques that elude even some of the most experienced virtual teachers. We will examine the pitfalls beginning teachers run into and learn how to overcome
  4. COURSE 4

    Performance Assessment in the Virtual Classroom

    Upcoming session: Dec 4
    Commitment
    2-4 hours/week
    Subtitles
    English

    About the Course

    Effective measures of performance and assessment are a crucial component of any virtual program. Teachers and administrators must understand both the myths and challenges of assessing performance virtually, administering standardized testing with geog
  5. COURSE 5

    Virtual Teacher Final Project

    Upcoming session: Dec 11
    Subtitles
    English

    About the Capstone Project

    The Final Project will be a hands-on, comprehensive project that practitioners of virtual education can implement in their profession. For this final project, learners will draft a design plan for an online learning module utilizing materials lear

Creators

  • University of California, Irvine

    University of California, Irvine Extension

    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.

  • Melissa Joell Loble, M.A., MBA

    Melissa Joell Loble, M.A., MBA

    Instructor
  • Victoria Roth O'Neal

    Victoria Roth O'Neal

    Instructor
  • Cindy  Carbajal

    Cindy Carbajal

    Instructor
  • Racquel Nedden

    Racquel Nedden

    Instructor & Lead Teacher
  • Chris Long

    Chris Long

    Instructor

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