Facilitate teaching and learning in your K-12 classroom, school or district with the latest technology. Explore existing and emerging technologies such as, Chromebooks, iPads, iPods, cell phones, Netbooks and e-readers and how they can be integrated into the classroom. This unique online self-paced series equips teachers and school leaders with the skills to thrive in today’s technology learning environment.
These courses allow educators to customize their learning based on their particular needs. Take courses individually or create your learning plan by taking multiple courses from the Learning and Teaching in a K-12 Digital Classroom Series.
This online course for educators, K-12 and Higher Education faculty, allows for one to strategize using technology on how to easily move to and from remote learning.
Once you have enrolled in your course, log in to your account to access the course Welcome Letter, which includes directions on how to access the Online Orientation and your online course.
This 3-unit online course provides continuing education to K-12 teachers who want to gamify their teaching to increase learning and participation, the history of gamification will be shared along with the value of intrinsic and extrinsic rewards, and web-based software and programs for educators to gamify their teaching.
Online two-unit course for educators that promotes learning about and use of digital portfolios in the classroom to demonstrate learning growth
Online course for K-12 educators and administrators on how to teach remotely to continue student learning, combating learning loss
Online course for K-12 educators and administrators on how to connect to students with SEL and technology in the remote learning environment
Developing Digital Citizens course for K-12 teachers offered as a one-unit online self-paced course
Chromebooks in the Classroom is a two-unit online self-paced course for educators
Teaching Coding in the K-12 Classroom is a two-unit online self-paced course for educators that focuses on introducing educators to coding and how to incorporate it into the classroom
Learn how to incorporate Google education tools into your classroom to effectively collaborate with students and teachers in this online USD course.
Advanced Google Tools is an online course for K-12 educators that promotes critical thinking and student engagement in the classroom
Technology Tools for Empowering Students course provides strategies for incorporating a variety of technology tools into the K-12 classroom
This is a three-unit online course for educators in the Professional Teachers Program series
This is an online professional growth course for PE and Health educators on how to incorporate technology into the curriculum
This Google Classroom training course covers the basics of how to navigate Google Classroom and maximize its impact when working with learners in any K-12 setting.
Our online self-paced courses are similar to online fixed-date courses, but are designed to give you a six-month period from time of enrollment to complete all assignments. Like fixed-date courses, online self-paced courses are asynchronous, meaning that you can work on your assignments anytime; the difference being there are no assigned due dates in self-paced courses. Your instructor will provide feedback via written responses on your assignments and exams. Grades are based on completed projects, assignments and exams.
How is the self-paced course structured? Like fixed-date courses, online self-paced courses are asynchronous meaning that you can work on your assignments anytime; the difference being there are no assigned due dates in self-paced courses. The content is divided into learning modules. Each module will cover one or more topics. Within each of the learning modules, you can expect the following components:
Enroll in one or more courses in this series to earn graduate level extension credits.
You can expect the following from Online Self-Paced courses:
These courses are designed for K-12 teachers and administrators interested in learning how to plan and implement a technology learning program for today’s students. The curriculum allows you to plan, deliver, and assess a digital technology learning environment.
Professional development courses offered by the University of San Diego’s Division of Professional & Continuing Education are taught by faculty that possess a depth and breadth of academic and real-world professional experience.
Employment opportunities in the education field are expected to grow by almost 1 million new jobs by 2030 according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). With so many new and emerging opportunities, schools are going to have to compete heavily to attract and retain the most talented educators.
This makes furthering your education and diversifying your business skillset all the more important. With expertise in a wide variety of business concepts, you will not only be well suited for many job roles, you will also be in demand by the employer of your choosing.
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Requirements for completing a certificate can be found on the certificate page.
Professional and Continuing Education courses that are transferrable to a USD master degree will be stated on the course or certificate page. If you wish to transfer credit, it is your responsibility to confer with the receiving institution before enrolling, as each
individual academic institution decides whether or not to accept USD Professional and Continuing Education credit.
You have five years to complete the certificate.
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Prospective students can request to be placed on a waitlist. Should a space open up in a course, those on the waitlist will be notified. We encourage you to register early for courses.
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The Beginning Teachers Series is designed for those who are new to teaching, as well as those wanting to advance their teaching career. Beginning teachers will receive an introduction to teaching with these beginning teachers courses.
Learn how to teach remotely with our series of courses for training online teachers.
Learn how to effectively implement G suite for educators into your curriculum, through a series of courses designed by expert instructors that explore the various google tools.