There will be a $60 fee upon acceptance into the program
All six are required
This course offers an overview of distance learning: its history, current status and future progress. Participants will also receive an introduction to learning theories and be introduced to different types of online teaching course design and educational technologies. Using case studies and a historical perspective of the evolution of online teaching, students will understand the challenges and advantages of establishing a distance learning course or program. The course will discuss course design, development, implementation and evaluation and the concept of building community.
This course presents an overview of curriculum development & an introduction to the Instructional Systems Design Model. Participants will learn to design & evaluate curriculum, develop instructional materials, assess student learning & measure instructional outcomes for use in online classes from K-20 and beyond. Topics include preparation of course outlines & syllabi, development of lessons plans, design of evaluation instruments and an explanation of how learning objectives & evaluation strategies affect the selection of content and materials.
This course will introduce participants to leading learning management systems (LMS). Participants will receive an orientation of what tools are available in each LMS, as well as best practices for accommodating various assessment and collaboration assignments. The course will also explore how to connect instructional tools with sound teaching pedagogy. In addition, ancillary tools that can extend the functionality of these LMS's will be explored.
Study the latest techniques and software to enhance the creation and design of online learning courses or programs. This class will present an overview of graphics, audio, video, Flash, and other multimedia used to develop online learning activities. This course will also introduce students to audio and video technologies, general multimedia tools and those specialized in accessing learners with disabilities. Participants will be introduce to the concepts of streaming vs. progressive download vs. download, different multimedia, streaming formats and illustrated audio.
This class examines elements of effective instructional design for the distance learning environment. Students will learn how to create tailored instructional models based on course objectives, target audience, subject matter content, class management and assessment methods. This course will study the design of effective, reliable assessment techniques and evaluation models for online teaching. The course is comprised of three major phases of the design process (Analysis, Design, and Development) that guide students through converting or developing course material for an online course.
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 and practical application to current or prospective work opportunities. Students will work collaboratively with an advisor before submitting their final project.
All candidates who wish to receive the Teaching Online Certificate are required to:
(1) Enroll in the Teaching Online certificate program.
(2) Pay the certificate fee.
(3) Complete all the required online courses with a grade of “C” or better.
(4) Coursework must be completed within 5 years of beginning the program.
Students must first complete “Introduction to Online Learning” and “Foundations of Curriculum Design and Evaluation.
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University of California San Diego, Extended Studies
Teacher Education Program, UCSD Extended Studies
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