I'm Teaching Online Next Term. What Do I Have to Know?
If you’re teaching your first online class next semester, and you’re completely confident you know exactly what to do … then you’re probably the first. If, on the other hand, you have more questions than answers, this program is tailor-made for you. We provide you with a 12-step framework for online teaching success.
Online Teaching Success
If you’re teaching your first online class next semester, and you’re completely confident you know exactly what to do … then you’re probably the first.
If, on the other hand, you have more questions than answers at this point, this Magna 20-Minute Mentor program is tailor-made for you.
Larry Ragan, Ph.D., Director of Faculty Development for Penn State’s World Campus, provides a framework to help you succeed in the online classroom.
You’ll learn the twelve essential steps in preparing for an online course, and receive practical guidance on:
- Learning management systems
- Course flow and structure
- Planning and calendars
- Creation of a teaching plan
- Establishing expectations
- Student evaluation and assessment
- Tech support
- Online grading and feedback
Along with this online course management program on CD, you’ll also receive a checklist of core competencies every online teacher should possess.
Product Code: PM11IA
Lawrence C. Ragan, Ph.D., has played a leadership role in the development of Penn State's World Campus since the start of the initiative in 1998 serving as the Director of Instructional Design and Development, Director of Faculty Development, and most recently appointed as Co-Director of the Center for Online Innovation in Learning. Dr. Ragan presents internationally on the topics quality assurance online, instructional design, multimedia integration, faculty development programming, and instructional design for distance and blended education.
Ragan has served in leadership roles as co-director of the EDUCAUSE Learning Technology Leadership program (2005-2006), and since 2009, has served as co-director of the PSU/Sloan-C Institute for Emerging Leadership in Online Learning. He has directed the design and development of a faculty development service for Penn State's Academic Outreach which addresses the needs of learners via online (the World Campus), Continuing Education, and the video-learning network. Ragan designs and delivers professional development programs, establishes a faculty development learning community.
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