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Online Teaching for K-12 Teachers (Graduate Certificate)

Our certificate program provides licensed teachers with a fundamental understanding of online learning pedagogies, strategies, management, designs, and resources to better prepare teachers to teach in an exclusively online environment. This hands-on program offers opportunities for interactions and close consultation with recognized experts in the area. Your class projects are designed to create material that you could use in your own online classroom.

Online Teaching for K-12 Teachers (Graduate Certificate)


Description


What is Online Teaching for K-12 Teachers at ODU like?

Our certificate program provides licensed teachers with a fundamental understanding of online learning pedagogies, strategies, management, designs, and resources to better prepare teachers to teach in an exclusively online environment. This hands-on program offers opportunities for interactions and close consultation with recognized experts in the area. Your class projects are designed to create material that you could use in your own online classroom.

Program Highlights


What makes Online Teaching for K-12 Teachers at ODU unique?

  • For both degree program and non-degree graduate-level students.

  • Each course in this certificate can count for 90 re-certification points for in-service K-12 teachers.

  • Graduate students pursuing degrees in the areas of education, psychology, and business will find the certificate applicable.

  • Faculty from the Instructional Design and Technology program, Library Science program, and the Teaching and Learning department teach these courses.

Careers


What are some careers in this field?

Check out these ideas from ODU Career Development Services and the Occupational Information Network (O*NET). A median salary is the midpoint of what people typically earn—half of those surveyed earned above the median salary, and half earned below.

Special Education Teachers, Preschool

$58,390

MEDIAN SALARY


Teach preschool school subjects to educationally and physically handicapped students. Includes teachers who specialize and work with audibly and visually handicapped students and those who teach basic academic and life processes skills to the mentally impaired.

Special Education Teachers, Secondary School

$64,590

MEDIAN SALARY


Teach secondary school subjects to educationally and physically handicapped students. Includes teachers who specialize and work with audibly and visually handicapped students and those who teach basic academic and life processes skills to the mentally impaired.

Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education

$60,830

MEDIAN SALARY


Teach students basic academic, social, and other formative skills in public or private schools at the elementary level.

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School

$61,680

MEDIAN SALARY


Teach occupational, career and technical, or vocational subjects in public or private schools at the middle, intermediate, or junior high level, which falls between elementary and senior high school as defined by applicable laws and regulations.

Employers


Graduates from this major have gone to work at

Schools Districts

Courses


What are some courses offered in Online Teaching for K-12 Teachers at ODU?

LIBS 603:
Online Resources for Teaching


Students will gain experience locating, evaluating, collecting, arranging, and disseminating content resources available as open educational resources to support learning and teaching. Issues surrounding open educational resources including copyright, licensing, access, and quality will be addressed. A primary focus will be on developing digital textbooks that may include websites, databases, current awareness experts, and digital field trips to support the delivery of instruction.

TLCI 731:
Instructional Technology Trends in Curriculum and Instruction


Examines selected issues and trends involving the use of technology in curriculum and instruction. Students develop a critical awareness of contemporary technology, an understanding of current research regarding the successful implementation of technology in curriculum and instruction, and strategies for using new technology in the future.

IDT 647:
Online Learning


This course is an applied survey on online instruction, including relevant online learning theory and design considerations, as well as tools and principles, with an emphasis on K-12 education. Topics include theories and principles of online learning, effectively identifying, locating, evaluating, preparing, and using educational technology as instructional resources in an online environment.

IDT 764:
Theories and Research


This course is a study of the application of perceptual and learning principles to the design of instructional media for use in educational and training applications. The focus is on the development and application of heuristics from the research literature. We will examine verbal and iconic signs as well as visual imagery, and their role in the instructional and learning processes.

Requirements


What are the requirements to apply for Online Teaching for K-12 Teachers at ODU?

Students entering the Certificate program in Online Teaching for K-12 Teachers should meet the minimum university admission requirements (Graduate Admission)

  • To take courses for this certificate, you will need to be admitted to ODU as a non-degree or degree seeking graduate student.

Cost

Tuition and Fees

Estimated rates for the 2021-22 academic year. Rates are subject to change. Anyone that is not a current Virginia resident will be charged non-resident rates. That includes international students.

Virginia Resident


Per Credit:

$ 551

Non-Resident


Per Credit:

$ 1,387

Technology Delivered Courses Outside Virginia and/or the United States


Per Credit:

$ 595

Ways to Save

Here are a few ways for you to save on the cost of attending ODU. For more information visit University Student Financial aid

Next Steps


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Associate Professor


Name:

Tian Luo


Location:

4106 EDUCATION BUILDING , NORFOLK, VA, 23529



Office:

757-683-5369


Graduate Admissions


Location:

1000 Rollins Hall, Norfolk, VA 23529


Phone Office:

757-683-3685


Fax:

757-683-6512


Email:

gradadmit@odu.edu


International Admissions


Location:

2101 Dragas Hall, Norfolk, VA 23529


Phone Office:

757-683-3701


Fax:

757-683-3651


Email:

intladm@odu.edu

Additional Programs


Are there other programs at ODU I may be interested in?

With over 120 undergraduate programs, 130 graduate programs at the master'seducation specialist and doctoral levels plus a wealth of certificate and professional development programs, Old Dominion University has the program for you. Visit our academic program listing page to see other programs ODU has to offer.

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