Active Teaching and Learning

Course Description

Explores the characteristics of the effective online teacher, the distinguishing features of online learners, and how these two elements converge in the design and development of active, student-centered lessons, courses, and multiple assessments in the online learning environment.

Learning Outcomes

  • analyze the distinguishing characteristics of online learners
  • analyze the characteristics of effective online teaching
  • apply learning theories to the online learning environment
  • apply active, student-centered online pedagogical strategies
  • create student-centered, interactive lessons and courses
  • evaluate assessments to measure online student achievement

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We’re proud to be a veteran-founded, San Diego-based nonprofit. Since 1971, our mission has been to provide accessible, achievable higher education to adult learners. Today, we educate students from across the U.S. and around the globe, with over 150,000 alumni worldwide.

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Study when and where it’s convenient for you with evening, weekend, and 100% online classes.

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Apply or transfer any time. Classes start monthly, and applications are accepted year round.

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Attend class onsite at one of over 20 campus locations across California or in Nevada.

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As a Yellow Ribbon school, we offer tuition discounts to servicemembers and dependents.

Sanford College of Education

“Our goal is to deliver high quality educator preparation programs that feature social-emotional learning and evolve inspiring professionals who have positive impact in PK-12 school settings.”
Sanford College of Education
Osvaldo A.
Class of 2019