The Intro to Remote Teaching (IRT) is a 4-week open online course for teachers who are shifting to remote instruction. IRT is a flexible asynchronous course and includes a build-along worksheet that can serve as a guide in developing remote teaching modules. This short course is equivalent to 16 hours of learning engagement.
The course has 4 modules:
Designing for Remote Teaching
Developing Learning Materials
Assessment and Feedback
Launch Date: January 2021
Course Type: Asynchronous
Course Duration: Ongoing
Start Date: Upon Enrollment
What to Expect?
The course runs for four (4) weeks, during which time students will learn about:
The nature and challenges of distance or remote teaching,
Aligning objectives, strategies, and assessments,
Designing content for remote learning delivery,
Strategies for developing materials, and
Developing authentic assessments for remote learning.
Maria Lorena Narciso is an instructional designer with more than 10 years of teaching, project management, and academic support experience. Her projects include training design, learning materials development, online course development, and technology integration. She has MA EdTech units from UP Diliman, and is currently pursuing a Master of Distance Education at the UP Open University.
The course is self-paced and asynchronous, which means students can view and work on materials in any sequence they want.
Each module starts with guide questions to help them focus on the content within.
The quizzes are graded. Students are given 3 tries to get all correct answers.
They are encouraged to reflect on KWL (What I Know, What I Want to Know, and What I Learned) before they start the module.
Each module has a Discussion Board for them to discuss, ask, and answer questions regarding the topic. General questions should be posted in the Course and Technical Support forum.
(FOR COHORTS ONLY) The first 3 assignments will be peer-reviewed. To be marked “Complete” for their submitted assignments, they must review two submissions by fellow participants.
Consultation Period: Saturdays from 10am to 12nn. Students must book their slot ahead. What are NOT included:
What are not included:
Tutorials on the use of a tool or learning technology because those are one “Google” away. The students may ask other participants for links to the tutorials in the forums.
Theoretical and historical background of concepts discussed. This is a practical course with the intent of giving them a quick look at instructional design in a remote learning scenario. Further discussion on the theoretical framework of the concepts discussed may be done in the forums.
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