Friday, May 18, 2007

Online Classroom: Creating Collaborative Communities

This course provides you with real hands on experience. You'll learn how to create a sense of online community as you facilitate discussions with your peers. This is an opportunity to practice online teaching skills in a caring, personalized and supportive environment.

Course activities include hands-on practice using asynchronous communication technologies. You will actively: facilitate, explore questioning skills, conflict resolution, netiquette, and collaborative learning through problem solving scenarios, simulations, and online discussions. You will investigate time management strategies and pitfalls to avoid when designing and facilitating online class activities and explore various assessment tools to analyze and evaluate student participation in online discussions.

Don't miss this chance! Register Today!

EDUC 761 June 8 - August 3, 2007
EDUC 761 September 20 - November 16, 2007
3 graduate credits

Totally online - no travel to campus required
No extra fees or surcharges for out of state or international participants.

This course is part of the University of Wisconsin-Stout Graduate Certificate in E-Learning and Online Teaching.

Instructor: Dr. Kay Lehmann
School of Education
University of Wisconsin-Stout
140E Voc Rehab Bldg
Menomonie, WI 54751
Phone: (509)-529-4006

Kay Lehmann of Walla Walla, Washington has a Master's degree in Online Teaching and Learning from California State University/Hayward. Upon completion of her Master's degree she began working full-time in the professional development of teachers, both online and face-to-face. Prior to that she taught middle school social studies/reading and was honored to win the Milken National Educator Award and the Washington Award for Excellence in Education. She recently completed her Ed.D at Walden University.

See what Kay's former students have to say about this class!

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