Elevate learning in the virtual classroom
Online education isn’t easy for teachers or students. Suddenly teachers have to think about fitting their traditional materials into a new environment. This course prepares you for online teaching, helps you overcome challenges and up-level your teaching skills in an online setting.
Magic can happen when the learner, teacher and environment work together. Learn how to tailor your lesson plans for the online environment, strategies to boost student engagement, plus how you can optimize student’s learning outcomes for every learner.
Did you know?
The education landscape is changing. Demand for online learning is rapidly growing around the world. Online teaching is here to stay and will become mainstream by 2025.
Make your virtual classroom a great place to learn.
Learn online teaching strategies
Build the confidence to teach online. Gain a deeper insight into the modern online classroom and the role of the online educator.
Resources to get you started
Get expert tips, tools, and resources to learn how you can prepare, plan, evaluate and teach online to all learning types.
Create an engaging online classroom
Learn best practices for designing an effective virtual classroom that ensures a successful online teaching and learning experience for you and your students.
100% online flexible course
Start the program anytime. Complete 10-50 hours of online asynchronous learning at your own pace and anywhere with WiFi.
What to expectYou’ll get access to three engaging online modules around how to better prepare, plan and teach effectively online.
Study at your own paceThe lessons are designed to fit around your schedule. Study anytime and anywhere. Lessons are always available on-demand for your convenience.
Earn a certificateYou can complete the course in 20 hours. When you’re done, you’ll earn a certificate and be ready to take on the complexities and challenges of teaching in an online learning environment.
Who is this course for?
A few years out of college, a recent graduate, or a soon-to-be-graduating student looking to jumpstart your career in online education.*
Career professionals outside of education that are aspiring educators with a desire to make a difference. No formal experience in a classroom is necessary.
Educators seeking additional training to enhance student learning outcomes in the online classroom for ESL, K-12 or higher education/post-secondary students.
*Both online and in-person ESL teaching positions do require a TEFL certification to meet minimum qualification requirements. However, TEFL courses do not typically include in-depth training on managing an online classroom.
Module 1: The Online Learning Environment
Module 2: The Online Educator and Learner
Module 3: Online Lesson Planning
Meet your Course Creator
Teresa Avery , Ph.D. Student
COURSE CREATOR AND DESIGNER
Teresa is a Ph.D. student in the Doctor of Philosophy, CSTD program at the University of Toronto, OISE, Canada. Her research focuses on making online conversations more meaningful and best practices for online teaching. Teresa is passionate about online teaching and learning as relevant online courses have a real-world advantage.
Teresa has been involved in international programming, publicity and education for over 25 years. She loves helping teachers and students develop community online and face-to-face and creating learning opportunities that are unique for different audiences.