Welcome to Advanced Online Teaching Strategies
Have you taught online courses and wanted to develop your online teaching skills further? This course provides the professional development you need to be a successful online instructor. This course is the study of online teaching practices for instructors who have experience with the facilitation of online classes, from beginning to advanced experience.
This course presents advanced teaching strategies that will enhance any online instructor's practice and help to create the development of conditions that promote learning in the classroom. One of the important aspects of this course is the application of the topics to practical classroom facilitation. This is a university quality that has been designed in the same manner as courses taken with online schools.
The course scope includes a brief overview of the basics and then provides an in-depth exploration of the following topics: utilizing interactive resources, providing feedback that matters, cultivating engaging discussions, establishing a virtual presence, addressing academic honesty, effective communication, creating optimal class conditions, encouraging peak performance from students, working with uncooperative students, helping students who lack motivation, developing student centered strategies, and time management essentials.
Self-Paced, Mentored Course: The most important benefit you will receive from this course is that you will be working directly with Dr. J for each course lesson. Dr. J will provide mentoring and guidance through feedback provided with all assignments.
Course Structure: This course is structured in an academic manner. This means you will be learning from assigned readings and application of those concepts to required learning activities, including a mini written assignment for each Lesson, a discussion question response, and a final culminating project that serves as an action plan for you to implement in your online teaching practice. If you have worked with any of the most popular learning management systems (LMS), you will find this course very easy to navigate.
After completing this course, you will be able to:
A Free Book is Included: As part of the fee, you will receive a complimentary, autographed copy of Dr. J's book that the course was built from.
Dr. J has been working in the field of higher education and distance learning since 2005, with roles that have included Chief Academic Officer, online instructor, college instructor, and online faculty development specialist. Dr. J has also acquired significant experience with instructional design and curriculum development, having developed hundreds of online courses for bachelors, masters, and doctorate programs.
Dr. J has also published 180 online articles related to adult education, higher education, distance learning, online teaching, and career development. Prior to working in the field of higher education, Dr. J worked in a corporate environment as a manager of a training and development team.
Dr. Bruce A. Johnson is a professional writer, resume writer, learning and development consultant, social media strategist, and career coach. Dr. J founded Afforded Quality Writing in 2003 and has written hundreds of resumes every year in most industries, utilizing a skill set based approach to highlight the best of each person's career.
To learn more about Dr. Bruce A. Johnson, please visit the following resources:
Dr. J's online article page: http://tinyurl.com/k7j5t69
Thank you for previewing this course.
I believe you will find it to be a very informative and rewarding course for your professional development.
If you have any questions, please contact Dr. J direct.