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TEACH YOUR CLASS ONLINE: THE ESSENTIALS

Available for instructors worldwide, this free course covers the essentials of online teaching. It covers general guidelines for adapting your course to an online format, best practices for varied situations, common pitfalls in online course design, and how to troubleshoot student issues online.
Video List:

Teach Your Class Online: Day 1
Teach Your Class Online: Day 2
Teach Your Class Online: Day 3
Teach Your Class Online: Day 4
Teach Your Class Online: Day 5


Instructors: 

Meg Lamont
AB Brown University; PhD University of California, Los Angeles
Meg Lamont is an assistant head of school at Stanford Online High School, where she is responsible for onboarding and training new instructors, most of whom do not come to the school with experience teaching online. She teaches English at SOHS, and served as Division Head of English before her current role. Before coming to SOHS, she was an assistant professor at North Carolina State University, where she taught medieval and Renaissance literature.

John Lanier
BS University of Georgia; MA University of Georgia; ABD University of California, Berkeley
John Lanier teaches Latin at Stanford Online High School. John has taught Latin at all levels, including three years as the director of Berkeley's Summer Latin Workshop. At the University of Georgia and at Berkeley, John taught a wide variety of related subjects, including Classical Myth, Greek Religion, and Greek and Roman Civilization.

Teach Your Class Online: Day 2
  • Getting Specific: Situations and Tools
  • Science: Labs in Online Pedagogy

 

Teach Your Class Online: Day 3
  • Online Classroom Example Clips
  • Building and Maintaining a Classroom
    Community

 

Teach Your Class Online: Day 4
  • Review of Submitted Sample Lesson Drafts
  • Troubleshooting Obstacles to Success in the Online Environment

 

Teach Your Class Online: Day 5
  • Math: Using Writing Tablets and Whiteboards
  • Modern Languages: Tips for Highly Interactive Class During Which Students Actively Speak and Write in the Target Language
  • Humanities: Productive Classroom Conversations About Challenging Subjects
  • Closing Thoughts