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Starts : 2013-10-22
6 votes
Coursera Free Education English Teacher Professional Development

During the early childhood years children gain knowledge and skills that provide the foundation for later learning. Young children learn many of these skills through the interactions they have with their teachers. This course is intended to increase teachers’ knowledge about specific types of teacher-child interactions that promote young children’s development. The course will focus on helping teachers to offer emotionally supportive interactions to the children in their care.

Starts : 2015-08-17
5 votes
Coursera Free Closed [?] Education English Information Teacher Professional Development Tech & Design

Learn about emerging trends and technologies in K-12 virtual instruction. Join us as we explore this dynamic landscape and investigate how we can more deeply engage students in the virtual classroom through the use of innovative practices and technologies.

6 votes
Coursera Free Education English Teacher Professional Development

Founded in more than 25 years of research, this course will engage students in various forms of cooperative learning including STAD (Student-Teams Achievement-Divisions) which continues to empower students to work together to improve their understanding of mathematics concepts through a collaborative learning approach.

2 votes
Open.Michigan Initiative, University of Michigan Free Education Analysis Assessing variations Data extraction Evidence synthesis Meta-analyses Systematic review

Systematic reviews and meta-analyses are useful for evidence-based clinical and public health practice. The widespread and growing application of systematic review methods for the synthesis of evidence on important or pressing research and clinical questions underscore the need for health-care professionals to understand and critique this research design. This course will provide a detailed description of the systematic review process, discuss the strengths and limitations of the method, and provide step-by-step guidance on how to actually perform a systematic review and meta-analysis. Specific topics to be covered include: formulation of the review question, searching of literature, quality assessment of studies, data extraction, meta-analytic methods, assessment of heterogeneity and report writing. The course will also cover statistical issues such as selection of statistical models for meta-analysis, practical examples of fixed and random effects models, best evidence syntheses (qualitative systematic reviews) as well as examples of methods to evaluate heterogeneity and publication bias. STATA statistical software will be used to perform meta-analysis during the computer lab, along with tutorials on how to effectively use tools such as PubMed for conducting reviews. Course Level: Graduate This Work, EPID 757 - Introduction to Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses, by Joel Gagnier is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike license.

Starts : 2015-08-03
5 votes
Coursera Free Closed [?] Education English Biology & Life Sciences Teacher Professional Development

How are all of the species living on Earth today related? How does understanding evolutionary science contribute to our well-being? In this course, participants will learn about evolutionary relationships, population genetics, and natural and artificial selection. Participants will explore evolutionary science and learn how to integrate it into their classrooms.

Starts : 2014-07-21
2 votes
Coursera Free Closed [?] Education English Teacher Professional Development

Success with your students starts on Day 1. Learn from NTC's 25 years developing key skills and strategies to create positive, productive classroom environments where students thrive. How do you build relationships with Elementary Grade (K-6) students, establish and maintain behavioral expectations, implement classroom procedures and routines, and use instructional time effectively?

Starts : 2014-07-21
No votes
Coursera Free Closed [?] Education English Teacher Professional Development

Success with your students starts on Day 1. Learn from NTC's 25 years developing key skills and strategies to create positive, productive classroom environments where students thrive. Build relationships with Secondary Grade (6-12) students, establish and maintain behavioral expectations, implement classroom procedures and routines, and use instructional time effectively.

Starts : 2015-09-16
No votes
Coursera Free Education English Teacher Professional Development

This course is designed for classroom teachers (grades 4-8) to learn about watersheds and outdoor education using the Chesapeake Bay watershed as an example. The course introduces engaging technologies for investigating watersheds and helps you plan and effectively implement outdoor experiences.

Starts : 2015-03-02
3 votes
Coursera Free Closed [?] Education English Teacher Professional Development

Foundations of Teaching for Learning is a program of study primarily for people who are currently teaching but have had no formal teacher education. This course is an introductory one that considers the three domains of being a teacher: Professional Knowledge and Understanding; Professional Practice; and Professional Values, Relationships and Engagement.

Starts : 2015-04-13
7 votes
Coursera Free Closed [?] Education English Teacher Professional Development

How we teach has its foundation in how we were taught and how we learned. This course provides an opportunity for you to reflect on your personal and professional development as a teacher. Through reflection and portfolio development you will enhance your knowledge and understanding of how to promote learning.

Starts : 2015-06-08
1 votes
Coursera Free Closed [?] Education English Teacher Professional Development

The teacher’s work becomes meaningful when it is informed by research and theories of learning, and their relationship to actual practice. This course provides an opportunity for you to identify and understand students’ expectations and prior learning.

Starts : 2015-02-23
5 votes
Coursera Free Closed [?] Education English Teacher Professional Development

Curriculum is a framework for guiding teaching and learning. This course provides an opportunity for you to consider the relationship between the teacher, the learner and the curriculum.

Starts : 2015-05-04
3 votes
Coursera Free Closed [?] Education English Teacher Professional Development

This course will help you consider how to develop appropriate learning goals for individual and groups of students. You will learn how to plan learning activities to engage your students in ways that will achieve these goals.

Starts : 2015-06-22
5 votes
Coursera Free Education English Teacher Professional Development

At various points in the education cycle you will need to provide information which can be used to determine the extent to which your teaching is helping or has helped to achieve learning goals. This course prepares you to use assessment as part of the teaching and learning process.

Starts : 2016-03-14
5 votes
Coursera Free Education English Teacher Professional Development

This course will help you to consider what is expected of you as a member of the teaching profession. You will consider ethical behavior and the need to respect the laws and regulations governing teaching.

Starts : 2015-11-09
8 votes
Coursera Free Education English Teacher Professional Development

As a teacher you will need to establish appropriate relationships with many different groups within the school and the wider community. It is important for you to understand how critical these relationships are to student learning.

Starts : 2015-07-06
4 votes
Coursera Free Closed [?] Education English Information Teacher Professional Development Tech & Design

Learn what it takes to teach a K-12 course online! Investigate the history of virtual education, explore innovative tools, and examine key issues related to K-12 virtual instruction.

23 votes
ALISON Free Education Course Type: course Free to Access Mime Type - Scorm 1.2

The increasing use of the Web in schools is allowing teachers and students go beyond the boundaries of the physical classroom and engage in online collaborative learning. Collaborize Classroom is one such online collaborative platform that focuses on collaborative elements such as structured online discussions between students, online brainstorming, peer feedback and online surveys. It also assists the teacher in monitoring and encouraging students in terms of their participation. This free online course about Collaborize Classroom will take you through the features from setting up a discussion topic, using the feedback process through to the sharing of content and comments. You will also learn how to add various types of documents, including Microsoft Office documents, pictures, videos and PDFs. General Website management tasks are also explained, such as accessing the discussions to sharing properties and moderator roles. This course will be of great interest to teachers and trainers who want to augment and enhance classroom-based learning, and engage their students by using online collaborative learning methods and techniques.<br />

Starts : 2013-01-28
103 votes
Coursera Free Closed [?] Education English Information Tech & Design

This is an introductory course on the fundamentals of online education. You will learn how to convert your face-to-face class into a robust online course based on theory and practice.

No votes
Canvas.net Free Closed [?] Education

Gamification is the integration of game elements into a non-game setting