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Teaching in Virtual Environments, Graduate Minor

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The Teaching in Virtual Environments graduate minor prepares you to teach students online. Learn the theories, technologies and methods needed to provide a quality education and experience online effectively and successfully in college, university and adult education environments. 

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Program Features

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Required courses - (nine credit hours) 

  • ESWDE 7701 Foundations of Distance Teaching and Learning (3 credit hours) 
  • ESWDE 7277 Moving Online from the Traditional Classroom (3 credit hours) 
  • ESWDE 7289 Practicum in Online Teaching (3 credit hours) 

Elective courses - (three credit hours) Choose one elective from the approved list. 

  • ESWDE 5701 Teaching Adult Learners Online (3 credit hours) 
  • ESLTECH 7297 Designing Multimedia for Instruction (3 credit hours)
  • ESLTECH 6282 Introduction to Teaching Online for K12 Educators (3 credit hours)
  • ESLTECH 7277 Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning (3 credit hours)
  • ESLTECH 5280 Educational Videography (3 credit hours)
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Minor Requirements

Teaching in Virtual Environments is open to any graduate or professional student outside of the Department of Educational Studies. Consult with your advisor about incorporating the graduate minor into your program of study.

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Deadline to apply

Applications accepted any time

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