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Start Teaching Online

For educators who are unsure about where to start when it comes to teaching online, this Magna Online Course will help with the main areas of planning, engaging, and teaching online and serve as the essential foundation of teaching online.

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Group Enrollment Pricing
1 person$329 per person
2-4 people$295 per person
5-9 people$209 per person
10-19 people$165 per person
20-39 people$139 per person
Group Enrollment discounts are applied in the cart.
The course enrollment will expire one year after activation.
“First, thanks to this professional work and to all the magnificent presenters, they were all very knowledgeable, professional & experienced. Mrs. Wren Mills is a great presenter with unbelievable educational information. Mr. Brian Udermann was very brilliant in conveying the information & facts to us so easily. Bottom-line, I was so lucky to participate & hear those great educational experts, thank you.”
Dr. Ibrahim Chalabi
Faculty, AIMS Education

Are you unsure about where to start when it comes to teaching online?

For most educators, trial and error has been a necessary part of developing teaching skills. Taking this same approach to online learning, however, doesn’t work. You can’t afford the false starts and costly mistakes.

It’s essential to have a foundation in best practices–and that’s exactly what Start Teaching Online provides.

Start Teaching Online focuses on six vital areas of online teaching with each area containing 2-4 short programs that cover highly important questions and topics related to online teaching:

  • Preparation
  • Tech Tools for Teaching Online
  • Delivery and Instruction
  • Classroom Climate
  • Assessments
  • Strategies for Online Teachers

This 9-hour Magna Online Course features a collection of programs from online teaching experts that will help guide you through the process. You’ll learn about:

  • Planning and designing your course
  • Making the most out of online teaching technology
  • Establishing a warm and welcoming classroom climate
  • Keeping students active and engaged
  • and even more strategies for teaching in this new-to-you modality!

If you’re feeling overwhelmed with online teaching and just don’t know where to begin, Start Teaching Online will be your quick, easy, and convenient guide to the world of online teaching! Get the necessary support to do it right and teach with confidence.

This asynchronous course also features transcripts, note-taking guides, supplementary materials, and regular assessments to enhance your learning, as well as a certificate of completion at the end of the course.

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Learning Goals

After completing Start Teaching Online, you’ll be able to:

  • Discover important design concepts to aid in easier course delivery
  • Identify considerations for online classes that may not exist for face-to-face classes
  • Exemplify consistent engagement through a cadence of announcement frequency
  • Understand the importance of aligning technology selection with pedagogical goals
  • Use a variety of engaging opening activities to start remote class with strong learning momentum
  • Design effective methods to build strong relationships with and among online students
  • Apply principles of positive psychology and neuroscience to create a climate of academic honesty for individual assessments
  • Manage online instructional time with respect to activities that have the greatest impact on student learning

Who Will Benefit From This Course:

  • Faculty preparing to teach online
  • Educational Developers
  • Instructional Designers

Group Enrollment:

Discount pricing is available for multiple seats purchased at the same time.
For 10 or more seats, please contact Magna Sales at or call 800-433-0499 ext. 183 to receive a customized quote.

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The course enrollment will expire one year from date of purchase.

Product Code: QO21AA

Meet Your Presenters

Wren Mills, PhD
Pedagogical Assistant Professor, Western Kentucky University

Nathan Pritts, PhD
Professor and Lead Faculty, University of Arizona Global Campus

Brian Udermann, PhD
Professor, Department of Exercise and Sports Science, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse

B. Jean Mandernach, PhD
Professor and Executive Director, Center for Innovation in Research and Teaching, Grand Canyon University

Oliver Dreon, PhD
Professor, Millersville University of Pennsylvania

John Orlando, PhD
Education Consultant, Innovations in Practice

Jeremy Caplan
Director of Teaching and Learning, CUNY

Flower Darby
Faculty and Author of Small Teaching Online: Applying Learning Science in Online Classes

Courtney Plotts, PhD
National Chair, CASEPS

Thomas Tobin, PhD
Program Area Director, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Deidre Price, PhD
Interim Vice President of Academic Affairs, Northwest Florida State College

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Purchase Options

Group Enrollment Pricing
1 person$299 per person
2-9 people$229 per person
10-49 people$179 per person
50-99 people$159 per person
Group Enrollment discounts are applied in the cart.
The course enrollment will expire one year after activation.
If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase, you may cancel the order within 30 days of purchase and receive a full refund.

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