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e-Learning Ecologies: Innovative Approaches to Teaching and Learning for the Digital Age

For three decades and longer we have heard educators and technologists making a case for the transfo...

What future for education?

Through this course you will start to critically examine your own ideas about education, teaching an...

What Is Contemporary Art?

What is contemporary art? In this course, you’ll consider this question through more than 70 works o...

Transmedia Storytelling: Narrative worlds, emerging technologies, and global audiences

Transmedia storytelling is the practice of designing, sharing, and participating in a cohesive story...

The Teacher's Social and Emotional Learning

Social and emotional learning, or SEL, programs have flourished in schools during the last decade. W...

The Science of Success: What Researchers Know that You Should Know

This engaging course is designed to help you achieve the success that you desire. Drawing on decades...

Teaching EFL/ESL Reading: A Task Based Approach

This course explores ways of teaching reading skills in English as Second and Foreign Language (ESL/...

Teaching Character and Creating Positive Classrooms

Positive psychology meets K-12 pedagogy. This course explores key ideas of positive psychology and s...

Teach English Now! Theories of Second Language Acquisition

In this course learners are introduced to second or foreign language theories and practices for teac...

Teach English Now! Lesson Design and Assessment

Learners will be introduced to designing lesson plans based on principles and knowledge of learning...

Teach English Now! Foundational Principles

Through a series of engaging metaphors and stories, prospective and current EFL/ESL teachers will id...

Teach English Now! Capstone Project 1

In the final Capstone Project, you will apply the skills you learned by observing teachers at work (...

Studying Cities: Social Science Methods for Urban Research

Welcome! Are you looking to learn more about how to conduct scientific research, specifically in an...

Social Work Practice: Advocating Social Justice and Change

In this course, you will learn how social workers in the United States engage in creating change and...

Serious Gaming

Have you ever wondered how playing games can help us to train people, deal with societal challenges...

Richard Schechner's Introduction to Performance Studies

Performance Studies: An Introduction explores the wide world of performance--from theatre, dance, an...

Research Design: Inquiry and Discovery

The main purpose of this course is to focus on good questions and how to answer them. This is essent...

Queering the Schoolhouse: LGBTQ+ Inclusion for Educators

In this course, you will learn about the history of LGBTQ+ issues in education and develop strategie...

Queering Identities: LGBTQ+ Sexuality and Gender Identity

In this course, you will explore the history of LGBTQ identities, experiences, and activism. We’ll s...

Powerful Tools for Teaching and Learning: Digital Storytelling

Powerful Tools for Teaching and Learning: Digital Storytelling introduces educators to digital story...