|Course Number:||EDU 5515 C36|
|Dates and Times:||March 20 - June 11, 2019|
|Credits:||4 graduate credits|
Note: Please register directly with The Northeast Online Teaching Institute (NEOTI). NEOTI will then give you the link to Castleton's online registration form.
This course will allow participants to practice and master the skills they have learned in both Methods classes by using them. Participants will be paired with a cooperating teacher licensed and working online in the area of the participant's endorsement. Participants will prepare, initiate, and deploy online learning for students. Participants will provide online instruction to a diverse population of online students. Participants will provide support and feedback to online students. Participants will deploy assessments and use them to assess student learning and academic honesty, develop appropriate feedback to students that supports improvement of student performance and mastery, and helps inform future instruction. Participants reflect upon their experience and review feedback from their Cooperating Teaching to help improve their practice.
This course is open to all licensed educators and to students enrolled and in good standing in an educator preparation program for initial licensure. All participants must have successfully passed a background check and not be listed in the Vermont Adult Abuse Registry or the Vermont Child Protection Registry before they can begin the course. Participants must have completed Methods I and Methods II in preparation for the Online Teaching Specialist (OTS) endorsement, or demonstrated proficiency in the Course Objectives for those courses.
Under the supervision of an experienced online educator in the teacher’s content area, teacher candidates will be provided opportunities to practice their skills in an online course and lead class discussions, facilitate lessons, and provide assessment feedback.
By the end of this course, successful participants will have demonstrated proficiency in:
In order to successfully complete this course, participants must meet the following requirements:
Participants will create a portfolio of work demonstrating their proficiency in each of the online teaching standards.
Participants are expected to complete all assignments with a grade of 80 or better. Each assignment has a rubric explaining what is required to earn a passing grade.