Book Study: Digital Leadership
February 5 - April 8, 2018
The Virtual Learning Leadership Alliance (VLLA) invites you to join educators from across the country this new year to read, learn, communicate, and share with the book “Digital Leadership: Changing Paradigms for Changing Times” by Eric C. Sheninger. Participants will be discussing chapter(s) each week in a Google Plus Community that will be facilitated by member organizations of the VLLA. Once you register, you will be provided a link to request to join the community. Participants are responsible for obtaining a copy of the book.
Note: Although in progress you may join the conversation anytime.
K-12 Applying the Quality Matters Secondary Rubric
April 23 - May 13, 2018
Quality Matters (QM) is a faculty-centered, peer review process designed to certify the quality of online and blended courses. Get an introduction to QM, learn how to use the Rubric and apply it to a real course. If you are looking to improve your online or blended course design with research-supported standards which include annotations and best practices, this professional learning experience is for you! Practice writing helpful recommendations for continuous improvement with the QM Rubric as your guide. This experience also counts as the first step towards becoming a K-12 Course Reviewer!
Course Length: 3 weeks - (approx 15 hrs over 3 weeks)
Delivery Mode: Online Asynchronous
QM Certified Instructor: Jon Oestreich
*Payment required prior to enrollment. Total cost subsidized by the Wisconsin Digital Learning Collaborative per successful course completion. Additional cost and graduate credit details found at the link below.
Registration limited to the first 20 (paid) registrants.
Additional Date K-12 Applying the QM Secondary Rubric:
June 11 - July 1, 2018
Teaching Strategies in a Digital Environment I
June 13 - July 31, 2018
|Start Date:||June 13 (zero week starts June 13) class begins June 20|
|Length:||6 Weeks - 1 hour synchronous online webinar required weekly|
$25 (subsidized by the WDLC)
Technology today allows students tremendous access to information. By joining students on this technological playing field, educators can meet student learning needs in new and revolutionary ways. You have literally entered “the wave of future education.” Even though you may be bringing years of teaching skills and experiences with you, you may be at the beginning of your experience in the virtual school environment. This course presents an overview of online education, including the necessary skills and best educational practices that will allow you to become both comfortable and proficient in this exciting environment.
This course is provided in partnership with Viterbo University. Credit options and fees will be discussed the first week of class.
*Synchronous Sessions offered Mondays at 8:15 AM or Tuesdays at 7:15 PM
note: Zero week is designed for you to test your login, assure computer readiness for the course, familiarize yourself with the digital environment and provide a time for drops. Drops or unsuccessful completions outside of this time may incur the full unsubsidized cost of $200