EdL 760 Teaching from a Distance

Department of Human Services and Educational Leadership
College of Education and Human Services
UW Oshkosh
Dr. Susan Cramer
Fall 2012

Course Description
Participants will explore innovative ways to use technology to facilitate active learning, foster interaction and support collaboration in meaningful online classroom experiences for today’s students in the digital world. (3 credits)

Course Objectives
You will:
  1. Participate in an online course as a student including reflecting on participation and collaboration.
  2. Design a standards-based online instructional unit incorporating research and best practice based principles.
  3. Develop a handbook based on research and best practices outlining rules, policies, guidelines and resources for successful online learning experiences.
  4. Explore project based learning and essential questions then weave the concepts into your instructional unit.
  5. Explore a variety of Web 2.0 tools then weave their use into your instructional unit.
  6. Demonstrate you are a licensed or licenseable teacher (if you want certificate indicating you have completed this course, see Wisconsin State Statue 118.19(13)).

Weekly Schedule, Required Projects, Grading -- see links to left
Texts -- all resources available online
*** Spreadsheet with assignments and due dates. Keep track of your progress!!! ****