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Course Description

Learn How to Connect with Your Students in the Remote Environment

This is a new and innovative course that introduces educators to exciting ways to communicate and engage with technology in the remote teaching and learning environment to improve Social Emotional Learning (SEL). Educators will research and discover, in detail, how to effectively and efficiently use and implement the tools learned in the course to engage with students in a remote teaching/learning environment. Educators will learn how to integrate the skills learned to facilitate student engagement and motivation. In the three-unit version of this course, educators will apply the knowledge gained to develop interactive learning experiences and/or lesson plans (3-unit option) to be immediately implemented in their remote classrooms.

  • Research and explore the use of social emotional learning techniques and tools to maximize student engagement
  • Learn how to use different technology tools to enhance learning and student engagement
  • Create examples and projects that can be implemented in the classroom
  • Understand how SEL Remote teaching can positively affect learning, skill acquisition, and motivation

Objectives:

  • Become aware of the uniqueness of engaging with students remotely to enhance SEL
  • Become knowledgeable on the effectiveness and efficiency of different SEL teaching and learning strategies for optimum remote student engagement
  • Continually reflect on research and work completed
  • Develop an interactive learning experience for your class
  • Develop a lesson plan to implement in their classroom (3-unit version only)

This course has content equivalency to the following courses, and cannot be taken together:  EDU-X798R and EDU-X799R

Learner Outcomes

2-unit course option includes:

  • Analyze Social Emotional Learning (SEL) current and relevant case studies as well as best practices regarding remote learning and technology
  • Identify the core competencies of social-emotional learning using the CASEL model
  • Examine, compare, and reflect upon educational technology tools that combine SEL and technology in the classroom for optimum teacher/student engagement
  • Examine teaching and learning strategies to design learning experiences/lesson plans for remote learning that incorporate technology and SEL competencies
  • Create and design a new and innovative interactive learning experience, integrating what has been learned in the course

3-unit course option includes the above, and:

  • Create and design a new and innovative lesson plan, integrating what has been learned in the course

Course Details

Number of Units: 2.0 and 3.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours.  Choose only one option.  Once enrolled in a section, you will not be able to transfer to a different unit value section.  Choose section 002 for two-units and section 003 for three-units at the time of enrollment.

Who Should Attend: This course provides continuing education for K-12 educators, administrators, and any other interested stakeholder, wanting to learn about and understand SEL teaching and learning in a remote environment and using technology to enhance student engagement.

Course Materials:  No textbook required.  Participants will need access to Google Suite applications, PDF Viewer, and access selected free technology-based platforms for some assignments.

Technical Requirements

Prerequisites

None

Testimonials

"Well organized. Easy to follow." -- Nathale Romero, Educator, Los Angeles Unified School District, CA
"The class was super organized and of great value to me. I have some tools I can definitely take into the new school year." -- Catherine Fain, Educator, North Carolina

Applies Towards the Following Certificate(s), Professional Programs and Series

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Type
self-paced
Dates
Start Now, you have 180 days to complete this course once enrolled.
Course Format
Course Fee(s)
EDU PD - $307 credit (2 units) $307.00
Available for Extension Credit
2 units
Instructor(s)
Section Notes

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.

Type
self-paced
Dates
Start Now, you have 180 days to complete this course once enrolled.
Course Format
Course Fee(s)
EDU PD - $489 credit (3 units) $489.00
Available for Extension Credit
3 units
Instructor(s)
Section Notes

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.

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