How to overcome the stigma of being 'just' an online teacher
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How to overcome the stigma of being 'just' an online teacher

Six strategies to build your professional reputation, gain name recognition, and enhance your resume.
4.8 (2 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
224 students enrolled
Last updated 8/2016
English
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Includes:
  • 36 mins on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Identify relevant professional organizations given their specialty field.
  • Outline appropriate conference presentation topics.
  • Consider various writing outlets.
  • Discover leadership opportunities aligned to their specialty field.
  • Locate the corresponding accrediting body for their institution.
  • Identify appropriate volunteer opportunities.
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Requirements
  • Participants should complete this course with an open mind and willingness to try new things.
  • Those with prior online teaching experience.
  • Students with a curiosity to learn more about distance education.
Description

Overview:

"How to overcome the stigma of being JUST an online teacher" will provide participants with six methods to build their professional reputation, gain name recognition, and enhance their resume.  Divided into modules, this course is comprised of lectures focusing on leadership, writing opportunities, the importance of volunteering and more! 

Learning Outcomes:

  • Identify relevant professional organizations given their specialty field.
  • Outline appropriate conference presentation topics.
  • Consider various writing outlets.
  • Discover leadership opportunities aligned to their specialty field.
  • Locate the corresponding accrediting body for their institution.
  • Identify appropriate volunteer opportunities.

Target Audience:

  • Experienced online instructors
  • New distance education teachers
  • Current educators wanting to become online professionals

Prior knowledge:

  • Participants should complete this course with an open mind and willingness to try new things.
  • Those with prior online teaching experience.
  • Students with a curiosity to learn more about distance education.

About the author:

Dr. Rochelle Franklin is an experienced online instructor, curriculum designer, professional development specialist and trainer. She earned a doctorate degree in Teaching and Learning and is an active participant in Harvard University's Certificate in Advanced Education Leadership through the Graduate School of Education. With over 10 years of experience in education, Dr. Franklin is eager to share her knowledge and skills in distance education with others. She founded Franklin Educational Solutions, Inc. in 2007 as a vehicle to help others break into online teaching and learning.

Who is the target audience?
  • Experienced online instructors
  • New distance education teachers
  • Current educators wanting to become online professionals
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Curriculum For This Course
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Welcome to the class!
1 Lecture 02:28

Welcome to the class! This lecture will provide an overview of the course and outline the six methods discussed throughout the rest of the modules.

Preview 02:28
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Strategies to improve your professional reputation
7 Lectures 30:09

After completing this lecture, participants will be able to Identify relevant professional organizations given their specialty field.

Strategy #1: Join professional organizations in your field
05:00

After completing this lecture, participants will be able to outline appropriate conference presentation topics.

Strategy #2: Present at conferences
04:47


After completing this lecture, participants will be able to consider various writing outlets.

Strategy #3: Write
04:17

After completing this lecture, participants will be able to discover leadership positions aligned to their specialty field.

Strategy #4: Hold positions of leadership
03:34

After completing this lecture, participants will be able to locate the corresponding accrediting body for their institution.

Preview 06:33

After completing this lecture, participants will be able to identify appropriate volunteer opportunities.

Strategy #6: Volunteer
04:51
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Course Summary
1 Lecture 03:25
Course Summary: How to over the stigma of being 'JUST' an online teacher
03:25
About the Instructor
Dr. Rochelle Franklin
4.8 Average rating
18 Reviews
2,083 Students
3 Courses
Online Education Specialist

With more than 10 years of experience in education, Dr. Rochelle Franklin is the founder of Franklin Educational Solutions, Inc.. She has professional experience as a K-12 Title I classroom teacher, online instructor, curriculum designer, professional development trainer and higher education administrator.  Her specialties include online teaching and learning, adult education, and curriculum design.