This course introduces and supports educators with effective strategies and best practices for navigating their classroom with technological safety and security. The course is designed and delivered for educators to support other educators and to engage their students to utilize technology in the classroom safely and securely.
Educators will learn about technology safety and security through research and reflection. Educators will learn about managing the day-to-day responsibilities of making sure that they and their students are utilizing technology safely and securely. Educators will gain a deep understanding of resources and tools to effectively use technology with safety and security. Educators will develop a comprehensive lesson plan to teach students technology safety and security.
Final submission for all sections is due on or before March 10, 2024. Transcripts will be issued 7 days after the final course date.
This course has content equivalency to the following course, and cannot be taken again: EDU-X776RA
Number or Units: 3.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours
Who Should Attend: This course provides continuing education for education professionals that want to create a blended learning environment. Implementing a blended learning environment in a student's educational career has shown to be successful in a range of K-12 classrooms including: under-performing, high ELL population and low socioeconomic. This includes elementary/secondary teachers, instructional coaches, curriculum coordinators, literacy coaches, Response to Intervention Teams, beginning teachers, technology coordinators and school administrative teams.
Course Format: Online Self-Paced, within given dates*. The course opens on Monday, January 8, 2024 and should be completed on or before Sunday, March 10, 2024
*Online Self-Paced courses are a perfect blend of accessibility, convenience and flexibility for you to control your learning pace. Your instructor will provide feedback via written responses on your submissions and final project. Grades are based on assignments and completed projects. You have until Sunday, March 10, 2024 or sooner to complete the course. Please pace yourself to allow for instructor responses. Course completion date will reflect March 10, 2024 on transcript for all participants that successfully meet the completed course work due date deadline.
Instructors: Various experienced and qualified K-12 educators. See individual course sections
We highly recommend that you view the entire course upon enrollment (or beginning January 8 when it becomes available for student view), including instructor announcement regarding their grading schedule to help you successfully pace yourself.
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