Introduction to Asynchronous Online Teaching & Learning
You must be an employee of a California Community College to enroll in this course.
Great teaching can happen anywhere, but teaching online in an asynchronous modality requires different skills, strategies, and tools than face-to-face teaching. In this 4-week course, learn how to support the success of diverse students online, foster inclusion through student-centered activities and communications, and be present for your students. We'll walk you through the pertinent federal, state, and local regulations impacting online teaching and set you on the path to designing equitable asynchronous online courses.
Duration: 4 weeks
Time Commitment: approximately 10 hours per week, for a total of 40 hours
Level of Difficulty: Beginning
By the end of this course, you will be able to:
- Discuss the unique needs of California community college students and the challenges and opportunities of asynchronous online courses;
- Identify and discuss federal and state regulations that impact online course policy and practice;
- Identify local support for online teachers and learners;
- Design introductory asynchronous communications and activities that support diversity, equity, and inclusion;
- Develop equitable asynchronous online course policies written with student-centered language;
- Develop awareness of accessibility basics;
- Prepare personalized messages to support struggling students.
Optional Continuing Education Credit
Participants in this course can seek optional professional development/continuing education credits by dual-enrolling in TEC 1631 at Fresno Pacific University. A separate fee due to FPU will apply.
Dropping a Course
We know that sometimes even the best-laid plans go awry. If you find you need to drop your @ONE course, please:
- Log in to @ONE registration Catalog.
- From your student dashboard, select the “drop the course” option.
NOTE: If you drop prior to the first day of class, Contact Us to request a refund.