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World Education E-Learning: Professional Development for Adult Education



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Examining Social Issues in the Classroom with The Change Agent
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Examining Social Issues in the Classroom with The Change Agent

Free

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In this course, you will have the opportunity to consider the intersection of social justice and adult education and to identify concrete steps that you can take to implement classroom activities that will help students understand underlying social issues and how to advocate for themselves and their communities. 

This course is free, but participants need to have access to either an online or paper copy of The Change Agent to complete activities. 

Registration not required! Click here to log in or create a new account, then click on the "Enroll me" button to get started!

Estimated Completion Time: 5 hours

Completion Requirements: Complete readings, watch a webinar recording, and share your ideas in forums to earn a Certificate of Completion and course badge. 

This course was developed by Leah Peterson at World Education.

Finding True North - Role of the Navigator
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Finding True North - Role of the Navigator

Free

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This course identifies the types of supports that adult learners need to be truly prepared for college and careers. It introduces the core functions and responsibilities of a Navigator, such as coordinating and providing services that supplement academic instruction – which have been found to aid student persistence and success. It also introduces the core competencies of effective Navigators, advising approaches and styles, and Navigator program design elements to consider. This course is a prerequisite for the facilitated Navigating Pathways to Opportunity course.

Registration not required! Click here to log in or create a new account, then click on the "Enrol me" button to get started!

Estimated Completion Time: 3 hours

Completion Requirements: Read the presented materials and successfully complete the quiz to be able to download your Certificate of Completion.

The National College Transition Network (NCTN) at World Education, Inc. initially offered this course for the Accelerating Opportunity initiative. The course was developed by the NCTN with support from the Joyce Foundation and in collaboration with Jobs for the Future, Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges, and Minnesota FastTRAC.

Introduction to Blended Learning
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Introduction to Blended Learning

Free

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This course presents foundational information about blended learning, including definitions, strategies, examples, and reflective activities presented in multimedia format. The goal of the course is for participants to have a basic understanding of the different forms of blended learning and how they might integrate them into coursework.

Click here to view an excerpt from Introduction to Blended Learning.

Portions of this course appear in Blended Learning for English Language Learners. Participants who successfully complete Blended Learning for English Language Learners will receive free access to Introduction to Blended Learning

Introduction to Blended Learning is part of the IDEAL Consortium Special Topics Series. IDEAL Special Topics courses are self-paced, multimedia introductory courses that take approximately three hours to complete. 

Registration not required! Click here to log in or create a new account, then click on the "Enrol me" button to get started!

Estimated Completion Time: 3 hours

Introduction to Mobile Learning
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Introduction to Mobile Learning

Free

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Participants in this course learn about integrating mobile devices into their classroom, distance, or blended instruction. It includes definitions, suggested strategies, examples, and reflective activities. The goal of the course is for teachers to have an understanding of the different ways adult learners and their teachers can use flip-phones, smartphones and tablets for learning both in and out of the classroom.

Click here to view an excerpt from Introduction to Mobile Learning.

Introduction to Mobile Learning is part of the IDEAL Consortium Special Topics Series. IDEAL Special Topics courses are self-paced, multimedia introductory courses that take approximately three hours to complete.

Registration not required! Click here to log in or create a new account, then click on the "Enrol me" button to get started!

Estimated Completion Time: 3 hours

Introduction to Open Educational Resources
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Introduction to Open Educational Resources

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This course introduces participants to essential information about Open Educational Resources (OER), including key definitions, examples, and reflective activities presented in multimedia format. The goal of the course is for teachers to understand the benefits of using OER, know where to find them, and how to evaluate them.

Click here to view an excerpt from Introduction to Open Educational Resources.

Introduction to Open Educational Resources is part of the IDEAL Consortium Special Topics Series. IDEAL Special Topics courses are self-paced, multimedia introductory courses that take approximately three hours to complete.

Registration not required! Click here to log in or create a new account, then click on the "Enrol me" button to get started!

Estimated Completion Time: 3 hours

Team Teaching - Models and Practice
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Team Teaching - Models and Practice

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Team Teaching – Models and Practice is aimed at guiding basic skills and professional-technical instructors in learning how to identify the six models of team teaching, to reflect on their own model preferences and what other models could offer, and to develop an awareness of how team teaching is an opportunity for professional growth. This course is a prerequisite for the Team Teaching an Integrated Curriculum to Accelerate Learning facilitated course.

Registration not required! Click here to log in or create a new account, then click on the "Enrol me" button to get started!

Estimated Completion Time: 3 hours

Course Requirements: Read the presented materials and successfully complete the quiz to be able to download your Certificate of Completion.

The National College Transition Network (NCTN) at World Education, Inc. initially offered this course for the Accelerating Opportunity initiative. The course was developed by the NCTN with support from the Joyce Foundation and in collaboration with Jobs for the Future, Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges, and Minnesota FastTRAC.





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