by Kristie Burk
Are you interested in taking a college course this summer, but you want to be able to do it for free? If so, register today for these :
Classroom Strategies for Inquiry-Based Learning
University of Texas Austin
Starts June 1
Effort: 1 hour per week for 5 weeks
This course explores the inquiry-based learning instructional model and its uses in the classroom. You will have the opportunity to learn from videos of classroom teachers modeling lessons and access teacher commentary as they use inquiry-based strategies with their students. As a result, you will develop the skills and strategies needed to implement inquiry-based instruction in your own classroom.
Implementation and Evaluation of Educational Technology
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Starts July 14
Effort: 4-5 hours per week for 7 weeks
This course provides a practical overview for selecting, integrating, implementing, and evaluating educational technology initiatives in formal educational settings, primarily in the US. It will include the perspectives of stakeholders that make such initiatives possible, and consider how to evaluate for efficacy. The audience for this course includes current and future teachers, entrepreneurs, developers, practitioners, and leaders in educational technology.
What Now? Emerging Technologies and Their Practical Application in K12 Teaching and Learning
University of Texas Arlington
Starts July 11
Effort: 2-3 hours per week for 4 weeks
Want to learn how to integrate technology into your classroom? This education and teacher training course takes us to the intersection of research and actual classroom practice. It brings together thought leaders, campus leaders, and practicing teachers to provide a practical framework for integrating technology into K12 teaching and learning.