Cours à reprendre pour un travail affiné. University Teaching 101. About the Course ENROLLMENT OPTIONSThose interested in participating in this course have two options: Free Enrollment: Click “Sign Up” to enroll in course for FREE and earn a statement of accomplishment upon completion. Signature Track Enrollment: Click “Signature Track” and follow the enrollment steps. You will be required to pay a $49 non-refundable fee. Upon course completion you will receive a verified certificate, which employers can search.
Not too long ago, it was believed that anyone who graduated from a doctoral program was capable of teaching. Course Syllabus Week 1: The Science of Teaching and LearningExploration of the science of teaching and learning, the role of neuroscience in teaching and learning, how to respond to learner differences, and technology and support for next generation learning. Will I get a Statement of Accomplishment after completing this class? Yes. What resources will I need for this class? Only a working computer and internet connection. Shaping the Way We Teach English, 1: The Landscape of English Language Teaching. About the Course This course is aimed at English as a Foreign Language (EFL) teachers, both those who are intending to pursue this field as a career and those already working in the field who would like to revise and refresh their methods and approaches.
The materials and approaches presented should complement college courses such as Introduction to TEFL/TESOL Methods. This five-week course explores important aspects of teaching English as a second or foreign language. The goal of this course is to help you become a better teacher. By the end of this course, you should be able to explain how the various materials and approaches presented will lead to better language learning; you will be able to choose appropriate materials and apply varied classroom activities to improve your students’ study of English. You will also be able to better evaluate both your own and other teachers’ practices.
This is the first of the two-part Shaping the Way We Teach English series. Course Format. Coaching Teachers: Promoting Changes that Stick. Supporting children with difficulties in reading and writing.
Introduction to public speaking course. Advanced Instructional Strategies in the Virtual Classroom. About the Course This course will help you ‘up’ your game and develop the advanced level skills and techniques that eludes even some of the most experienced virtual teachers. We will examine the pitfalls beginning teachers run into and learn how to overcome them by focusing on the fundamentals that have the greatest impact on student learning in a blended or online environment. Throughout the course you will have the opportunity to hear from a variety of experienced K-12 teachers and be challenged to assess your own skills and apply what you are learning by creating a guide, assignment or resource that you will be able to use in a class that you teach or hope to teach someday soon.
By the end of the course you’ll not only have a better understanding of the basics; you’ll be able to put them together like a pro and empower your future students to be voracious learners who are ready to go out and make the world a better place to live. Course Syllabus Recommended Background Suggested Readings.
Learning to teach online. E-learning ecologies. Hybrid courses: best of both worlds. Monter un MOOC de A à Z. Enseigner et former avec le numérique. Experimentation for Improvement. About the Course Would you like to: improve the quality of drinking water;make a stronger concrete or brick;increase the sales from your store;find the right combination of settings for your favourite recipe;improve the quality of your company's product;reduce waste;minimize energy use? No matter what your area of interest (and there are no limits to the applications!) , it is clear: better experiments save time and money, and lead to improvement.
In this course we will learn to use efficient factorial experiments, fractional factorials and response surface methods. If these terms sound intimidating, don’t fear! By the end of this 6-week course you will be able to design your own experimental program, changing multiple variables, and interpret the experimental data using simple tools, based on sound statistical principles. These tools and methods can be beneficial to solve the challenges you set for yourself above. Verified Certificates: Link Coursework to Your Identity Course Syllabus. Understanding Research Methods. About the Course This course is about demystifying research and research methods. It will outline the fundamentals of doing research, aimed primarily, but not exclusively, at the postgraduate level. It places the student experience at the centre of our endeavours by engaging learners in a range of robust and challenging discussions and exercises befitting SOAS, University of London's status as a research-intensive university and its rich research heritage.
This course will appeal to those of you who require an understanding of research approaches and skills, and importantly an ability to deploy them in your studies or in your professional lives. In particular, this course will aid those of you who have to conduct research as part of your postgraduate studies but do not perhaps have access to research methods courses, or for those of you who feel you would like additional support for self-improvement. Course Syllabus Week 1 & 2 – What is research? E-tivity 1: Asking the right question. Foundations of Virtual Instruction. About the Course This course provides teachers with the foundation for understanding the movement towards virtual instruction.
It introduces fundamental knowledge needed by teachers to succeed in a technology-dependent, instructional environment. You will explore the history of online learning and understand how a variety of delivery models are evolving in the K-12 environment, ranging from completely online to hybrid or blended classrooms. We will discuss how the programs work and who they serve, addressing some basics about equity issues, access and school funding, as well as ethical and legal issues that support and challenge the models. Course Syllabus Over five weeks, we will cover the following topics: Module 1: History of Virtual Education Module 2: Synchronous and Asynchronous Technologies Module 3: Transitioning from the Classroom to a Virtual Environment Module 4: Equity and Access, Funding, and the Law Module 5: The Future of Virtual Education and Review Recommended Background.
Teaching Character and Creating Positive Classrooms. Tableau de bord. Blended Learning: Personalizing Education for Students. Plenty of buzz exists about blended learning and its transformational potential. But what does blended learning really mean? In this course we will explore the different models of blended learning and dive into key issues that impact students, teachers, and schools. Specifically, we will look at these issues through the lens of three high-performing schools that each use a different type of blended learning. A few of the key topics will include: The role of the student and how to support students in the transition from traditional to blended learning Implications for teachers in their day-to-day work and overall role Impact on the way schools are designed including staffing models, use of time, hardware/software selection, and the use of data Implementation challenges, potential solutions, and the remaining open questions This course is designed for anyone with a strong interest in blended learning.
Will I get a statement of Accomplishment after completing this class? Yes. No. Introduction to Public Speaking. About the Course The overriding goal of this course is to demystify the process of writing, practicing, and performing a clear and engaging speech. In so doing, I hope this course can help each student improve the quality of their speeches and confidence with which they present them. More specifically, upon successfully completing this course, you should be able to: design and deliver basic presentations concisely; design and deliver informative presentations clearly; design and deliver complex arguments persuasively; speak confidently with appropriate rate, projection, movement, and vocal variety; evaluate and critique speeches insightfully.
Course Syllabus Recommended Background If you wish to complete the three speech assignments, you must have access to video recording equipment (e.g., digital camera, cell phone, flip camera, webcam, or video camera) and the ability to share this digital content via YouTube, Vimeo, or Aparat. In-course Textbooks Course Format. Introduction to Psychology. About the Course This course highlights the most interesting experiments within the field of psychology, discussing the implications of those studies for our understanding of the human mind and human behavior.
We will explore the brain and some of the cognitive abilities it supports like memory, learning, attention, perception and consciousness. We will examine human development - both in terms of growing up and growing old - and will discuss the manner in which the behavior of others affect our own thoughts and behavior. Finally we will discuss various forms of mental illness and the treatments that are used to help those who suffer from them. The fact of the matter is that humans routinely do amazing things without appreciating how interesting they are. Course Syllabus The course will be 8 weeks long in total, with topics varying as follows. Recommended Background No specific background is required. Suggested Readings I do not assume any specific readings. Course Format The coolest? Inspiring Leadership through Emotional Intelligence.