Dynamic Distance Learning

EDZU 9859 (3 credits / 45 hours)

Location: Online
Instructor: Dawn Nachtigall

Start Date: 03/10/2021
End Date: 04/13/2021

Course Syllabus

Distance Learning. Remote Learning. Online Instruction. The pandemic was the start of a technological revolution in schools. The world of education is changing so fast and teachers are having to adapt with it. In this course, teachers will have an opportunity to consider aspects of the most engaging remote lessons as well as how to appropriately evaluate and assess student learning online. We’ll share what works (and what doesn’t). Join us as we all try to adapt, survive, and thrive in this new world of education!


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Professional Development Options:

Graduate: $575.00
Only courses taken for professional development graduate credit can receive an official university transcript.

In-Service Professional Development

You can only receive one type of certificate,
please register accordingly. There will be
no switching of certificate status after the
start date of a class.

In-Service: $270.00
Completion of this course taken for in-service credit will provide an NYCTD, Inc. Certificate of Completion


New York CTLE In-Service: $270.00
Completion of this course taken for CTLE in-service credit will provide a New York State Verification of Hours Certificate from NYCTD, Inc.

Teachers enrolled in this course will...


  • The concerns proposed by recent research that impacts online instruction
  • The appropriate times to utilize synchronous and asynchronous teaching
  • The key features that can help make an online “classroom” engaging


  • That online instruction looks different at every level and subject but can still be engaging
  • That reducing screen-time during online instruction is a key to student health
  • What it means to “humanize” online activities

and Be Able To

  • Incorporate social connection into remote instruction
  • Evaluate online lessons to determine how engaging they are
  • Create dynamic and engaging online lessons appropriate for their students
  • Utilize various methods for evaluating and assessing student online learning

and much, much more!

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