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How to Teach Online

FutureLearn, Felicity Parsisson, Andrew Morton, Rummi Bassi

5 mins

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This practical course from Future Learn explores the challenges of online learning and provides guidance for teachers looking to develop lesson plans for a virtual world.


How to Teach Online

How to Teach Online

by FutureLearn


Fuelled by the COVID-19 pandemic, teachers across the world have found themselves in the stressful, demanding position of moving their lessons online. The online environment presents many obstacles to navigate. It requires teachers to be patient, empathetic, and innovative when planning and delivering their lessons.

How to Teach Online was created by FutureLearn's own Learning Design team: Felicity Parsisson, Andrew Morton, and Rummi Bassi. The instructors use their multidisciplinary expertise in learning design, edtech, and teaching to empower teachers with the skills necessary to deliver inspiring online education. Teachers will learn to effectively tackle the challenges of online learning and provide the best possible learning experience for students.

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Don't worry about getting everything perfect the first time. Keep in mind that for many students, it's also their first time doing online courses and they're just as green as you are.

- Neeraj Dhanani, English teacher

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