Certificate Suite Details
- Badge and credit-awarding
- Real-world case studies
- Fully accessible
- Games & Flashcards
- Video content
"Great content and delivery of content."
"I'm moving into a new position that supports online programs at our university, and this was the perfect introduction to their shared language."
"This course has helped me to improve my online instructional offerings by introducing me to online learning concepts I had not previously known."
"I wish I had taken this course before we went on Distant Learning at my school. It would have saved me so much stress! I am already doing some of the things shared in the course, but I was unaware of many others. I can start implementing new techniques and re-organizing my classes with some of the tips shared here. Thank you."
"I really enjoyed the real world example in this section, found it very helpful."
"Very good opportunity to do a self-review of my online methods!"
"The flexibility embedded in the assignments and retakes of the end-of-module quizzes are very user-friendly and ensure multiple opportunities for learning!"
"Coming from an operational business background, many of the concepts around how to communicate, set expectations and follow up were very similar. I really enjoyed this module!"
"Dr. Janet Martinez is a phenomenal online teacher. Her expertise with online course development and execution is apparent. She models courtesy and patience in her class. Lucky students!"
"Relatable content, knowledgeable professor, and useful resources and materials...awesome course!"
"Very interesting topic that was well designed."
"I learned about "Narrative Learning" in great depth and detail. Very helpful."
"Very enjoyable, no stress learning experience."
Courses Included in this Certificate
Learners who are engaging in online coursework have high expectations for their learning experience. And many institutions try to develop online coursework as a way to reduce cost and control the content of the training, but without regard for the complexities of the technology. This course introduces the major models, tools, and techniques for creating and delivering online learning. It reviews the fundamentals of general learning theory and how it can be applied in practice to online design and instruction.
Even the most experienced teachers often need help transitioning into the world of teaching online. When you don't meet your students face-to-face teachers must adjust their tactics and strategies to help them identify struggling students and to ensure students are engaging and learning the material. This course offers a brief survey of the major models, tools, and techniques in teaching online.
Storytelling and the use of narrative case studies can be a highly effective way to teach. Often, we learn best by doing, and in the context of online learning, "doing" often means utilizing case study and role-playing methods. This course introduces the major techniques and strategies for integrating narrative learning into an educational curriculum. It presents different types of narrative learning and identifies the best means to utilize each. Finally, it explores the efficacy of narrative learning and how it can be applied to online design and instruction.
The technology of online learning is constantly evolving. Not only is the technology of content presentation becoming more complex, but the delivery, integration, grade syncing, and expanding learning management system markets all add the puzzle. As a developer of online courses, this course seeks to give you the vocabulary and tools you need to ask the right questions and understand the fundamental concepts of technology in online learning. It reviews the key software and hardware options available, and it covers best practices in using technology.
In developing any online learning material, federal regulations require adherence to specific accessibility standards. Students with disabilities must be given equal access to learn the content. This can be a major roadblock to an organization trying to develop online coursework. This course covers the basics of online learning accessibility standards and reviews best practices for accessibility.
This course has an "Ask the Expert" feature, which submits your questions directly to an expert in the field you are studying. Questions are answered as quickly as possible and usually within 24 hours.
As anAccredited Provider, MindEdge offers for its learning events that comply with the Continuing Education and Training Standard.
Learners must achieve an average test score of at least 70% to meet the minimum successful completion requirement and qualify to receivecredit. Learners will have three attempts at all graded assessments.