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Classroom Basics for New Teachers

$199.00

If you are new to teaching and passionate about your subject area but have little or no experience in front of the classroom, Classroom Basics for New Teachers will be a great start to your teaching career.

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Summer Enrichment Course

 

COURSE DATES:

Session 1: June 14 – August 1, 2020

Session 2: August 2 – September 19, 2020

 

If you are new to teaching and passionate about your subject area but have little or no experience in front of the classroom, Classroom Basics for New Teachers will be a great start to your teaching career.

This 15-hour course explores key areas of college teaching including pedagogy, active learning, and student engagement, and modern teaching skills such as communication and controlling classroom climate.

After completing Classroom Basics for New Teachers, educators will:

  • Understand basic course design strategies
  • Comprehend how learning assessment techniques can provide immediate feedback and improve student success
  • Learn how to evaluate technology tools in context of course objectives to avoid irrelevant investments
  • Understand how critical thinking skills can be developed in students by careful course design, assessment questions, and activities and assignments
  • Recognize hot moments in classroom conversation and know how to manage the conversation for successful outcomes
  • Gain strategies for overcoming student preparedness challenges
  • Make gender variant students—and all students—comfortable in the classroom
  • Gain tactics for active learning
  • Improve class participation in discussions
  • Modify lectures to make them more active and engaging
  • Understand rigor, and how to keep standards high in a challenging class

You can complete this course at your own pace and access it from virtually any device. It’s convenient professional development that’s equally valuable for individual learners and institutional learning communities.

The course comes with a variety of supplemental materials to support the content, including full transcripts, links to online resources, suggested readings, and handouts. You’ll also find a final check on learning that leads to a certificate of completion.

Learning Goals

At the conclusion of this course, you’ll be able to:

  • Design courses around your learning goals
  • Establish a healthy classroom climate
  • Drive student engagement and enthusiasm for learning
  • Create impactful assessments and grading strategies
  • Teach higher-order thinking

How It Works:

  • Select your preferred session date.
  • Prior to the start of the course, participants will receive an email with information on accessing the online course.
  • Participants can work through the course at their own pace. Participants can also review information in a previous unit as well as read supplemental materials and watch the accompanying videos as many times as they like within their selected session date.
  • Upon completion of each unit, participants will take an assessment to gauge progress.
  • A discussion board brings educators together for an enriching, national conversation about higher education.
  • For the duration of the course, participants can use the discussion forum to interact with other participants nationwide and discuss the course content.
  • At the end of the course, participants will receive a Certificate of Completion.

What’s Included:

  • Video programs
  • Assessments, including a final exam
  • Transcripts of all video programs
  • Program slides
  • Supplemental readings and activities
  • Online discussion forum
  • Certificate of Completion for the course

ENROLL:

Reserve your seat(s) using the order box above. Discount pricing is for multiple seats purchased at the same time:

# of people
Cost
1 to 4
$199 per seat
5 to 19
$99 per seat
20 to 39
$79 per seat

For 40 or more seats, please contact Magna Sales at sales@magnapubs.com or call 800-433-0499 ext. 183.

 

Session 1 Product Code: PO20EA

Session 2 Product Code: PO20FA

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