Amy Kaufman

Amy Kaufman, M.Ed., is the the Executive Director for Career Pathways at the Orange County Department of Education. A passionate advocate for teaching and learning online, she designs, develops and delivers online/blended courses for educators, industry professionals, including the  Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) and the Electrical Training Alliance and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) through the University of California.

Kaufman, Amy

My Courses

Adult Learners Capstone Portfolio
Students will work collaboratively with a program advisor to create a final portfolio. This portfolio will consist of a compilation of highlights from throughout the program and a personal review...
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Effective Strategies for Teaching and Training Adults
This course presents effective research-based strategies to maximize adult learning in a variety of contexts. Effective Strategies examines Androgogy, the science of adult learning, including the...
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Foundations of Curriculum Design and Evaluation
This course presents an overview of curriculum development & an introduction to the Instructional Systems Design Model. Participants will learn to design & evaluate curriculum, develop...
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Instructional Practices
This course explores the current and future directions in learning and adult education, focusing on successful techniques for developing relevant and effective adult-oriented educational programs...
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Preparing for a Community College Career
This course is designed for individuals interested in teaching, counseling, and administrative opportunities in the community colleges. Students gain an overview of the California community college...
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Teaching Online Practicum
Participants in this course will create a capstone project focusing on their lessons from throughout the entire Teaching Online certificate program. This course will focus on student’s progress...
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Technology Tools and the Common Core
Common Core State Standards (CCSS) include basic technology skills to help students succeed; but located throughout the standards is an understanding for students to use technology to help them...
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The 21st Century Career Counselor: Preparing Students for College and Career Readiness and Success
The potential of all students to achieve academic and career success is a fundamental precept of the 21st century career counselor. The 21st century career counselor is both advocate and leader...
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