Engage: Online Collaboration
Education and Teacher Training
Total Hours: 48 hours (Synchronous and Asynchronous online)
Prerequisite: Completion of Catalyst
Degree Status: A required course of the Educator’s Certificate in Educational Technology.
The Engage online course guides participants to design and develop a lesson of their choice for any academic topic using edtech and modern pedagogy. Participants are mentored and coached to work independently to create one lesson that demonstrates their mastery of integrating technology within an engaging lesson format that has been shown to increase student learning in either online or traditional face to face instruction. The lesson can be for any academic content area or grade level. Technology tools demonstrated in the course include current online tools, resources, software, edtech content and application extensions. The course lessons and the final lesson project that participants complete in the course include interactive activities for collaboration, communication, critical thinking, and creativity.
The course is designed for participants who have successfully completed Catalyst Part 1 and Catalyst Part 2. Participants in the online Engage course complete 24 hours of online instructional work led by Certified Catalyst+ trainers and other EdTech experts and professionals. Participants practice the skills and knowledge learned in Catalyst. The course includes asynchronous and synchronous instruction delivered through an interactive learning management system that allows for the opportunity for virtual collaboration with peers and the instructional team.
Participants who successfully complete all the course requirements earn the Educator’s Certificate in Educational Technology (EdTech).
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