Learn why YOU matter to your students, and infuse your course with social presence. Gain an understanding of the value of instructor-student learning partnerships, particularly when teaching diverse groups of students. Explore key research findings that correlate social presence with increased engagement, satisfaction, and learning. Experiment with digital tools that hold potential to humanize your online class. Learn to create, caption, and embed your own videos.
Course Time: This training is estimated to take about 6 hours to complete.
SDCOE Innovation Division Innovative Digital Learning Micro-courses are featured in our digital professional learning program for educators to learn technology tools to increase innovation and equitable learning practices. Reflective digital professional learnings provide school districts with innovative solutions for professional growth. These asynchronous and synchronous micro-courses will provide resources, best instructional practices, technology tools, and guided support for educators as they move forward with virtual, blended, and in-person teaching and learning. Educators, administrators, and school staff will learn tips and strategies to support high quality equity and access to distance learning for all students. Integrating these technology resources in instruction will support educators to improve and customize learning for all students. Be inspired as you access a repository of resources and tutorials that promote a reflective practice to improve equity within distance learning.
Innovative Digital Learning Micro-courses are designed to:
enhance educators' technology use for communication, critical-thinking, collaboration, creativity and innovation.
support educators to improve and customize instruction for all students in a virtual, blended or in-person classroom.
provide asynchronous professional learning options for the teachers (i.e. time, pace, and path).
personalize professional learning for educators (provide multiple entry points, focus on choice-based professional learning, matching the skill levels and content areas of the teachers).
Explore the San Diego County Office of Education Innovative Digital Learning Canvas Catalog