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Teaching Fundamentals for New College Instructors

Achieve and sustain classroom success through this Magna Online Course which provides an in-depth examination of five core principles of college teaching.

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Purchase Options

Group Enrollment Pricing
1 person$299 per person
2-4 people$269 per person
5-9 people$189 per person
10-19 people$149 per person
20-39 people$129 per person
Group Enrollment discounts are applied in the cart.
The course enrollment will expire one year after activation.

There are fundamental concepts any teacher can learn to create great teaching and learning. Yet, many faculty enter the classroom as experts in their discipline but with little knowledge of pedagogy.

Teaching Fundamentals for New College Instructors is geared towards newer university-level teachers and presents five fundamentals for effective teaching, regardless of background or discipline, including: efficient and effective course design, meaningful student participation in learning, engaging teaching methods, clear and fair assessments, and connecting with students.

You’ll finish this 20-25 hour Magna Online Course empowered to create and deliver an effective course in your formative university teaching years that both helps students succeed and also yields more positive student evaluations.

View the course outline and learning objectives!

Learning Goals

After completing Teaching Fundamentals for New College Instructors, you’ll be able to:

  • Understand four curriculum ideologies and their differences
  • Learn five learning theories and their differences
  • Analyze your view of the role of the student and teacher
  • Write your philosophy of teaching and learning
  • Define the educational theory of Backward Design
  • Analyze effective types and qualities of good learning outcomes
  • Determine appropriate assessments of learning outcomes
  • Write course learning outcomes and assessments
  • Implement five keys to organize your course: alignment, order, clarity, logic, and consistency
  • Comprehend how “know, feel, and do” relates to and expands upon active learning
  • Apply the seven hungers of learners
  • Understand the benefits and drawbacks of blended learning
  • Examine principles and challenges of Mastery Learning
  • Explore practical, smaller instructional changes to implement Mastery Learning today
  • Learn 12 principles for resonance, relevance, and remembrance of your class presentations
  • Utilize practical forms of student participation in a lecture presentation
  • Plan five go-to activities in any lecture setting
  • Determine effective approaches for blended-learning videos
  • Understand how fair assessment centers on being clear, outcome-based, balanced, and varied
  • Demonstrate how to incorporate peer-to-peer feedback for formative and summative assessments
  • Analyze 15 effective practices to write better multiple-choice test questions

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.

While you chose teaching because of your love of (and expertise in) your discipline, many educators haven’t received thorough guidance in pedagogy, course design, effective delivery, or even how to help students succeed. Get the five fundamentals that every teacher needs for success! Make Teaching Fundamentals for New College Instructors your comprehensive guide to college teaching today!

Who Will Benefit From This Course:

  • Faculty
  • Educational Developers

Group Enrollment:

Discount pricing is available for multiple seats purchased at the same time.
For 10 or more seats, please contact Magna Sales at sales@magnapubs.com 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.

HOW TO ORDER:

  1. Order online-Use order button on this page
  2. Use the PDF order form PDF document icon and return it by mail or email
    Mail to: Magna Publications, 2718 Dryden Dr., Madison, WI 53704
    E-mail: Send your registration information to: support@magnapubs.com

 

Product Code: PO21WA

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Purchase Options

Group Enrollment Pricing
1 person$299 per person
2-4 people$269 per person
5-9 people$189 per person
10-19 people$149 per person
20-39 people$129 per person
Group Enrollment discounts are applied in the cart.
The course enrollment will expire one year after activation.