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Course Description

Distance learning can be meaningful, engaging, and filled with joy for both students and teachers.  In this course you will explore how to adjust your practice and support students in the virtual environment.  You will learn about digital tools to streamline your communication with students and families and to simplify your work day. This course will share best practices and time-saving tips for managing your workload effectively while supporting and encouraging students and their families. The course text, "The Distance Learning Playbook Grades K-12: Teaching for Engagement and Impact in any Setting" guides you through reflections on your current classroom practice and adapting for distance teaching. The additional course readings and resources will help you to develop the tools and strategies for successful distance teaching and learning.  Grade levels: K - 12

Course Outline

By the end of the course participants will understand:

  • How to shift effective teaching practices from the classroom to the online environment.
  • The tech tools available to support distance learning.
  • The importance of developing teacher-student relationships in the distance learning environment.
  • Instructional techniques that are effective in the online environment.

Notes

This course is available for a variable number of credits, please check the section information to register for your desired number of credits.
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Section Title
Effective Distance Learning
Type
self-paced
Dates
Start Now, you have 365 days to complete this course once enrolled.
Delivery Options
Distance Learning  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition credit (3 units) $690.00
Available for Credit
3 Quarter Credits
Instructors
Reading List / Textbook

Must Be Purchased Separately:

The Distance Learning Playbook, Grades K-12: Teaching for Engagement and Impact in Any Setting by Douglas Fisher, Nancy Frey, and John Hattie

Section Notes

This course is offered in collaboration with The Innovative Northwest Teacher (TINT)


Course is self-paced. Completion time: up to one year from date of enrollment.


Refund Policy: Withdrawals submitted online through SPU within 7 days of enrollment will receive a 95% refund. Withdrawals received after that point will not receive a refund and no withdrawals will be accepted after the completion deadline for the course. Instructions on how to withdraw are located on our website under Students/Withdrawal and Refund Policies.


 

Section Title
Effective Distance Learning
Type
self-paced
Dates
Start Now, you have 365 days to complete this course once enrolled.
Delivery Options
Distance Learning  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition credit (4 units) $845.00
Available for Credit
4 Quarter Credits
Instructors
Reading List / Textbook

Must Be Purchased Separately:

The Distance Learning Playbook, Grades K-12: Teaching for Engagement and Impact in Any Setting by Douglas Fisher, Nancy Frey, and John Hattie

Section Notes

This course is offered in collaboration with The Innovative Northwest Teacher (TINT)


Course is self-paced. Completion time: up to one year from date of enrollment.


Refund Policy: Withdrawals submitted online through SPU within 7 days of enrollment will receive a 95% refund. Withdrawals received after that point will not receive a refund and no withdrawals will be accepted after the completion deadline for the course. Instructions on how to withdraw are located on our website under Students/Withdrawal and Refund Policies.


 

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