Education105 courses

Overview of Creating an edX Course

A quick course designed to help you explore all of the different steps that go into planning and building an edX course. Perfect for instructors or institutional leadership interested in building a MOOC on edX. 
INSTRUCTORS: Raphael Valenti

Tinkering Fundamentals: A Constructionist Approach to STEM Learning

Tinkering activities provide a powerful way to inspire students' interest, engagement, and understanding in science. The Tinkering Fundamentals course will help educators and enthusiasts develop a practice of tinkering and making. This course will focus on key design elements of high-quality, science-rich tinkering activities, effective facilitation strategies and environmental organization.
STARTS: Jul 22, 2015
INSTRUCTORS: Mike Petrich, Karen Wilkinson, Luigi Anzivino

Women in Leadership: Inspiring Positive Change

This course aims to inspire and empower women and men across the world to engage in purposeful career development and take on leadership for important causes—to lead change with more conviction and confidence—and improve our workplaces and communities for all.
STARTS: May 15, 2015
Case Western Reserve University
Case Western Reserve University

The Dynamic Earth: A Course for Educators

How and why is the Earth constantly changing? How do scientists reconstruct events in Earth's geologic history? This course explores the origin and evolution of the Earth and provides resources for educational use.
STARTS: May 04, 2015
INSTRUCTORS: Edmond Mathez, Ph.D., Ro Kinzler, Ph.D.
American Museum of Natural History

Assessment and Teaching of 21st Century Skills

Did you miss the course when it ran in 2014? Now you can join up for the next offering. Learn about ways to assess and teach new and emerging 21st century skills: we cover the nature of these skills, methods of assessment, interpretation and reporting of assessments, and their implications for teaching.
STARTS: Apr 20, 2015
INSTRUCTORS: Esther Care, Patrick Griffin
The University of Melbourne

Advanced Instructional Strategies in the Virtual Classroom

Learn how to elevate your teaching by studying what some of the most successful virtual teachers are doing to propel their students forward. We will investigate what teaching strategies make the biggest impact in virtual education, connect with innovative and experienced teachers, and apply core strategies to the key areas of K-12 virtual instruction.
STARTS: Apr 13, 2015
University of California, Irvine

Career 911: Your Future Job in Medicine

This course aims to help high school students, recent graduates, and those considering career transitions explore health care career options and learn strategies for entry into the health care workforce and health related fields.
STARTS: Apr 13, 2015
INSTRUCTORS: Dr. Melissa A. Simon
Northwestern University