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.
MOOCs stand for Massive Open Online Courses. These arefree online courses from universities around the world (eg. StanfordHarvardMIT) offered to anyone with an internet connection.
How do I register?
To register for a course, click on "Go to Class" button on the course page. This will take you to the providers website where you can register for the course.
How do these MOOCs or free online courses work?
MOOCs are designed for an online audience, teaching primarily through short (5-20 min.) pre recorded video lectures, that you watch on weekly schedule when convenient for you. They also have student discussion forums, homework/assignments, and online quizzes or exams.