The online environment is growing each day. As an educator, your presence online will potentially grow exponentially in coming years in the delivery of course content online. Participants in this course will be introduced to best practices for teaching and learning online related to internet safety, cyberbullying, digital footprint, safe searching and copyright. Participants will become familiar with these topics and develop mini-lessons on each of the topics as the course progresses.
This course is for professional development credit only. VirtualSC PD courses do not count towards any type of degree.
Week 1: Student Orientation
Week 2: Internet Safety
Week 3: Cyberbullying
Week 4: Digital Footprint
Week 5: Safe Searching Techniques
Week 6: Copyright
Week 7: Stakeholder Project
This is an advanced level course for teachers, technology specialists, curriculum specialists, professional development specialists, or other school personnel. Participants are expected to have regular access to computers with Internet access. They will also need speakers and a microphone (or a headset or telephone) to participate in the Blackboard Collaborate Ultra Virtual Meeting sessions. In addition, participants should be proficient with browsing the Internet, uploading and downloading content, navigating to computer files, and with using word processing software, email, and attachments.
All materials in this course are the property of the South Carolina Department of Education Office of VirtualSC PD. All course materials needed/required for the workshop are available online.
When you register for a graduate course there are two steps: first with VirtualSC PD and then with The College of Charleston. Upon registration with VirtualSC PD, directions will be emailed to you for completing registration with The College of Charleston. Check the email used to create your Genius account often.
- Registration with The College of Charleston is required for each graduate course in order for credit to be awarded.