• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 7 months
    Duration
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Overview

This Virtual Teacher Specialization offered by Coursera in partnership with UC Irvine, Division of Continuing Education provides best practices for online instruction, student engagement and virtual community building; effective uses of asynchronous and synchronous technologies, social media and other emerging technologies; and data analysis techniques and student performance measurements to individualize instruction in an online or blended environment. 

The courses in this Specialization may be taken in any order. Each course can be taken independently. 

The Specialization concludes with a final project that will give you the opportunity to integrate and apply the skills you have gained throughout the courses.

Skills You Will Gain

  • Education
  • Resource
  • Planning
  • Collaboration
  • Teaching
  • Online Learning
  • Lesson Plan
  • Social Media
  • Evaluation

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline.
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 7 months
    • Intensity 2 hrs/week
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
    • Duration description

      Approx. 7 months to complete

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Foundations of Virtual Instruction
  • Emerging Trends & Technologies in the Virtual K-12 Classroom
  • Advanced Instructional Strategies in the Virtual Classroom
  • Performance Assessment in the Virtual Classroom
  • Virtual Teacher Final Project

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

Beginner Level

  • No prior experience required.

Funding

Coursera provides financial aid to learners who cannot afford the fee. Apply for it by clicking on the Financial Aid link beneath the "Enroll" button on the left. You'll be prompted to complete an application and will be notified if you are approved. You'll need to complete this step for each course in the Specialization, including the Capstone Project. 

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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