What we have been doing in many schools and learning environments the past few months has been "emergency remote teaching and learning".

Yes, it has components of online learning.

It definitely is from a distance.

It is drawing upon the use of virtual learning tools and resources.

But, it is not the same online learning as we know it.

Online learning is planned.

Online learning experiences are developed and designed with the same care and time that we have put into crafting our in-person learning experiences over the years. Online learning is a lot of work, but it can support our learners in many of the same ways that our in-person experiences do.

Continued from the article that coined the term emergency remote teaching:

Online education, including online teaching and learning, has been studied for decades. Numerous research studies, theories, models, standards, and evaluation criteria focus on quality online learning, online teaching, and online course design. What we know from research is that effective online learning results from careful instructional design and planning, using a systematic model for design and development.7 The design process and the careful consideration of different design decisions have an impact on the quality of the instruction. And it is this careful design process that will be absent in most cases in these emergency shifts.

Now, as we look forward to a new school year, we face the uncertainty of what school will look like, but we know there will be a need for online learning for some (if not all) students, and some (if not all) of the school year.

That is why this course exists.

During the last few months I've done more reading, researching, and creating on remote, distance, and online learning than ever before. I've worked with a dozen schools and districts on the current situation and planning for what comes next. Our community has put on webinars, summits, and online events meant to support the work teachers, school leaders, and parents are doing around the world.

Through all of this I've been developing this course. One that I started to create during my Master's Degree program in Global and International Education at Drexel University, and that I've continued to refine while teaching online courses for the Penn Literacy Network at UPenn Graduate School of Education.

This work of moving towards adaptable instruction and assessment has always been important, but now it is imperative.

The Online Learning Master Course focuses on how to prepare for flexible learning environments (in-person, blended, and online) that call for adaptable instruction and assessment.

Together we'll walk through the research and practices that may never replace face-to-face instruction, but can provide an engaging and empowering learning experience for our learners.

The Online Learning Master Course Has Everything You Need to Plan and Develop Flexible and Adaptable Learning Experiences

Self-Paced Modules with Videos, Audio, and PDF Guides


Practical Resources You Can Use with Learners Right Away
Backed By Research and Case Studies in Online Learning

Hi, I’m A.J. Juliani

And this is my obligatory cheesy photo! I'm the father of four school aged children, who all had to learn online this past spring. I've also worked as a teacher and school administrator in a number of roles across the K-12 spectrum.

My degree in Global and International Education from Drexel, and roles as an online course creator and facilitator at UPenn GSE (PLN) and Director of Learning and Innovation, have led to planning, creating, and running multiple online programs and courses.

I'm still making mistakes as an instructor who has planned for, tweaked, iterated, and constantly improved online courses for almost a decade

This course will continue to be a work-in-progress, as we iterate and improve the content, material, and resources throughout the years!

Self-Paced Structure with On Demand Modules

Each Course Module Is Self-Paced and Ready to Access Over and Over Again


Modeling asynchronous and self-paced online learning, the course follows a schedule and you have access to the content/materials forever.

Module 1:

The Human and Social Need in Online Learning

Module 2:

Emergency Remote Learning vs Online Learning

Module 3:

Planning for Online Learning

Module 4:

Engaging Instruction in Online Learning

Module 5:

Conferencing and Feedback in Online Learning

Module 6:

Assessments in Online Learning

Module 7:

Your Roadmap to Online Learning

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What's Inside: The Course Curriculum

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FAQs

What does the VIP include that is not included in the other course options?

The VIP Course includes access to both the K-5 and the 6-12 version of the course. It also includes the Summer Webinar Series recordings with experts talking on topics you need information on right now.

When does the course start and finish?

The course starts when you enroll and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.

Do I have to complete and turn-in work during this course?

No, all of the work you'll be doing will be for your role as an educator and/or leader. This is not a college class, it is a class for you to get practical steps, resources, and guides on online learning. Think of this course as reference that you can come back to again and again.

How long will it take to complete the course?

While the course covers a large breadth of information in the curriculum, each video lesson is between 5-15 minutes long. Each lesson has options for going deeper with the resources and guides, you can look to spend between 2-4 hours for each module.

Is this part of a college-credit program?

No, right now we wanted to keep the cost accessible for as many schools and educators as possible. Connecting it to a college-credit program would have increased the cost 10x. However, if we receive enough interest, we may offer this possibility in the future.

Do I receive a certificate of completion for CEUs?

Yes, upon completion of the course (remember it is self-paced) you'll receive a Certificate with up to 30 CEUs available.

How long do I have access to the course?

How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.

What if I am unhappy with the course?

We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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