Fundamentals of Online Education: Planning and Application

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This is an introductory course on the fundamentals of online education. You will learn how to convert your face-to-face class into a robust online course based on theory and practice.

About the Course

In this course you will learn about the fundamentals of online education. The emphasis will be on planning and application. In the planning phase, you will explore online learning pedagogy, online course design,privacy and copyright issues, online assessments, managing an online class, web tools and Learning Management Systems. In the application phase, you will create online learning materials. The final project for the course will consist of you building an online course based on everything …

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When you enroll for courses through Coursera you get to choose for a paid plan or for a free plan

  • Free plan: No certicification and/or audit only. You will have access to all course materials except graded items.
  • Paid plan: Commit to earning a Certificate—it's a trusted, shareable way to showcase your new skills.

This is an introductory course on the fundamentals of online education. You will learn how to convert your face-to-face class into a robust online course based on theory and practice.

About the Course

In this course you will learn about the fundamentals of online education. The emphasis will be on planning and application. In the planning phase, you will explore online learning pedagogy, online course design,privacy and copyright issues, online assessments, managing an online class, web tools and Learning Management Systems. In the application phase, you will create online learning materials. The final project for the course will consist of you building an online course based on everything that you learned and created in the course.

About the Instructor(s)

Dr. Fatimah Wirth is the Instructional Designer for Georgia Tech Professional Education and an Instructor for one of the NASA Electronic Professional Development Network (ePDN) courses. Dr. Wirth joined Georgia Institute of Technology in 2008. She taught face-to-face for 12 years at an institution of higher learning before she joined Georgia Tech. As an Instructional Designer, she used the ASSURE model of instructional design to assist faculty in developing their online courses. Her in-depth knowledge of how students seek help in an online class from her doctoral research entitled “Help Seeking in an OnlineEnvironment” has helped shape and create more robust online courses and more positive learner-based performance outcomes. In 2008, she helped successfully write a NASA CAN proposal. Georgia Tech Professional Education was awarded the 5 year almost $3 million NASA CAN in early 2009. Based on this award, she created the basic structure of the NASA ePDN online courses. These courses are offered for free to all middle school STEM teachers who are U.S. citizens in the United States and around the world. The NASA ePDN courses are collaborative in nature and are based on group work. In addition to creating the online structure, she has been teaching one of the online NASA ePDN Technology Integration Certificate courses for three years. She is also a certified Quality Matters Peer Reviewer. She has presented at a number of conferences based on the continuing research that she conducts with the NASA ePDN courses. Her research interest lies in cutting edge technology that can be used in the classroom to enhance the teaching and learning process.

Course Format

The class will consist of lecture videos, which are between 5 and 12 minutes in length. These may contain 1-2 integrated quiz questions per video. There will also be standalone assignments that you will have to complete. There will be peer assessments. You will have a final project.

FAQ

  • Will I get a certificate after completing this class?

    Certificate of Completion will be provided by Georgia Tech C21U

  • What resources will I need for this class?

    You will a good internet connection as you may be downloading software, installing software and uploading files.

  • What is the coolest thing I'll learn if I take this class?

    You will learn how to convert your face-to-face class to a robust online course.

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University: Georgia Institute of Technology

Instructor(s): Fatimah Wirth

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