Share Paper: Designing and delivering an Online Teaching Endorsement for K-12 Virtual School Teachers

  1. Jeremy Dickerson, Coastal Carolina University, United States
Tuesday, October 22 11:35-11:55 AM Las Vegas Ballroom 6

Abstract: While virtual school programs are growing exponentially all over the world, the demand for qualified online teachers has also increased. What does it mean to be qualified to teach online? What knowledge and skills are necessary? How does a teacher receive online teaching endorsement and what does this translate to in terms of abilities and aptitudes of online pedagogy and technological tool sets? This presentation covers these topics and discusses the Online Teaching Endorsement process. Specifically, the Online Teaching Endorsement (OTE) offered by the College of Education at Coastal Carolina University is highlighted and described in detail. Topics covered include ...