Course Description

In the second course of the Certificate in Online Teaching, The Digital Learning Environment, you will explore the digital learning environment gaining an understanding of operating systems, computer skills, online collaboration, and cloud storage.

Create amazing online classrooms you and your students can love! Module 2 will help you better understand computer applications and how you can use them to your advantage in your online classroom. This better understanding will help you work more efficiently, bring diverse styles and methods of teaching and learning into your classroom, and have more time to focus on what is more important - your students!

Key Benefits

  • Create an online teaching portfolio.
  • 100% online self-paced certificate program.
  • No prior experience required.
  • Stackable for academic credit towards a degree.
  • No textbooks and other materials required for purchase.

Learning Modules Include

  • Unit 1: Building Computer Skills
  • Unit 2: Leveraging Cloud Storage and Collaboration Spaces
  • Unit 3: Learning Objects
  • Unit 4: Understanding Web Design

Course Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course students will be able to:

  • Apply Internet search skills to find answers to technical questions.
  • Use the basic terminology of online learning.
  • Use traditional online communication and tools effectively.
  • Interpret online learning from the perspective of the student learner.
  • Evaluate affordances & constraints of new educational technology for best fit.

Requirements to Enroll

All learners are eligible to enroll in COT7001X: The Digital Learning Environment. There are no admissions requirements. It is recommended that learners have a high school diploma or GED. A teacher licensure credential is not required but recommended.

Estimated Time to Completion

This course will take approximately 10 hours of concentrated time on task to complete and it is recommended you complete a course each week during your program. Complete the units in the order presented for the best learning experience.

Access Time

Learners will have access to their course learning modules for up to 6 months from the date of their enrollment.

CEUs and PDUs

  • CEUs- 1.0 National University Continuing Education Units

Contact Us

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Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
The Digital Learning Environment
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Tuition non-credit $150.00
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