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Fundamentals in Online Education


The recipient of this badge has demonstrated an interest in learning more about online teaching and learning.

The goals of this course are to:
  • Provide a means for individuals to assess their online teaching readiness skills.
  • Promote and build a common understanding of online education within SUNY and to establish common language and definitions within the Open SUNY context.
  • Address scepticism, assumptions and misconceptions regarding online learning.
  • Promote an understanding of the benefits and affordances of the online teaching and learning environment.
  • Provide an overview of the various online pedagogies and models of online course development, faculty development that exist in Open SUNY.
  • Help those interested determine if online teaching is a good fit for them.

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