The Basics of Teaching Online

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  • Location: Online Format

Target Audience

Target Audience

Educators and those interested in teaching an online course.



Value: $120

Cost:  $24 with promo code 80PD

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Course Description

Course Description

This course engages students with the general principles in effective online instruction, and with the practical online approaches that produce learning.

Participants will be able to:

  • Identify their own teaching competencies.

  • Differentiate between classroom learners and online learners, and between limitations and opportunities in online teaching.

  • Describe four dispositions that effective online instructors must cultivate.

  • List practical online teaching methods that correspond with classroom instructional tools and interactions.

  • Apply their own teaching dispositions and knowledge of online practices to plans for teaching online.

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speaker Speaker:

 Marlin Schaich, PhD is a professor in the Arts and Sciences Division of Nebraska Methodist College. He served for two years as the chair of NMC's Faculty Development Committee for Faculty Senate, and for four years on the Faculty Senate Executive Committee, and in these role collaboratively designed many in-services for training NMC faculty members. Marlin has many years of experience in both classroom-based and online teaching experience at the college level.

Course Instructions:

1) Register for the online course by clicking on register below. 

2) You will receive a registration confirmation e-mail with the link to the online course.

3) Do not log in on mymethodist. Read the course instructions thouroughly and review the content.

4) Take the post test and evaluation. Your certificate will be issued in 5-7 business days.



Credit Information

Nebraska Methodist College Professional Development awards educational credit to the disciplines listed below. Each professional is accountable to understand their accrediting/licensing body's standards and requirements. The definitive source of information on continuing education requirements is your state or national regulatory board.


3.5 contact hours awarded. MW MSD Approved Provider #NE13-16C07.

Nebraska Methodist College Professional Development is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Midwest Multistate Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This includes 0 pharmacology hours.

Education Credit

3.5 Education hours.  Nebraska Methodist College Professional Development assigns education hours based on 60 minutes of classroom instruction for each offering.  Participants may use these for their professional continuing education hours and toward re-licensure if so approved within the standards and guidelines of their discipline.

In order to obtain contact hours or CEUs for a continuing education event, participants are required to complete a post test and evaluation.

Nebraska Methodist College Professional Development recognizes that accredited status as a provider unit refers only to its continuing education activities and does not imply Iowa State Board of Nursing, Nebraska Nurses Association, Methodist Health System, or any other regulatory body approval or endorsement of any commercial products.

Iowa Board of Nursing Provider #120.

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