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Educational Technology

A 17 unit Certificate Program in Online Teaching

The courses offered are:

EDT 1 Intro to Online Teaching (3 units) Course Code 30818

Online/hybrid teaching pedagogy: Universal design in online course materials; effective organization and delivery of online materials; teaching and learning styles; effective online communication using discussion boards, live chat, online forums, blogs and wikis; best practices for online student assessment and grading; retention and motivation of online students.

EDT 2 Intro to Moodle (3 units):

Class Code: 30895

Introduction to online courseware using Moodle and/or other course management systems: Creating and uploading materials, creating and importing quizzes, setting testing parameters; adding resources, web and text pages; using blogs and wikis, online discussion tools including forums and email, online glossaries, and grading tools; adding multimedia, audio, and podcasts; and basic administrative functions, including setting preferences and access.

EDT 6 Providing Support to Online Learners (2 units) 

Course Code 30827

Online/hybrid teaching pedagogy: Providing support to online students in the areas of technology, online learning methodologies, study skills, preparation before taking an online class, standards and models for student/teacher contact,

Each student who takes these courses will be given a Moodle shell and develop the shell into an accessible online class which contains course materials and multimedia.

EDT 2 Intro to Moodle (3 units):

Class Code: 43461

Introduction to online courseware using Moodle and/or other course management systems: Creating and uploading materials, creating and importing quizzes, setting testing parameters; adding resources, web and text pages; using blogs and wikis, online discussion tools including forums and email, online glossaries, and grading tools; adding multimedia, audio, and podcasts; and basic administrative functions, including setting preferences and access.

EDT 3 Hybrid Teaching (3 units) 

Course Code 43489

Effective practices in hybrid course design and teaching pedagogy: Designing effective online learning activities to meet specific goals and objectives using a combination of online and in-class learning activities; integrating online activities with the face-to face meetings; organizing course materials; automating basic activities such as quizzes, grading, and surveys; assisting students to adapt to an online environment; managing discussion threads, course documents, announcements, and grades.

Want to know more, or to sign up for a course?

Contact Monica Ambalal at mambalal@peralta.edu