This online certificate program is coming in 2013! You may contact us to be notified of 2013 dates for this course as they become available.
Jonathan Finkelstein, CSTP, Facilitator, Author, Learning in Real Time, Executive Producer, LearningTimes.
In this four-part live online certificate, you will learn and practice effective, practical and creative strategies and techniques for the live online environment. Concrete approaches for synchronous facilitation abound, as do ideas for the design of real-time activities that take learning and collaborating online to a whole new level.
Few people have spent more time in real-time online learning environments facilitating and working with others to create effective learning experiences worthy of the live online medium.
Jonathan is host of the Real Time Minute, a regular online podcast program about synchronous collaboration and learning. He is also executive producer of numerous other podcasts, including the highly-acclaimed Green Room and several podcasts for groups like the New York City Department of Education, the New York Transit Museum and other educational and cultural institutions. He coaches and consults with a variety of groups on bringing voice online and creating a sense of community that transcends place or distance. The son of two New York City public school teachers, Jonathan graduated with honors from Harvard University.
In this four-part live online certificate -- you'll learn and practice effective, practical and creative strategies and techniques for the live online environment. Concrete approaches for synchronous facilitation abound, as do ideas for the design of real-time activities that take learning and collaborating online to a whole new level.
In addition to basic instructional design skills, this certificate program will explore:
- Effective live event moderation and facilitation
- Fostering interactivity
- Activity and content design
- Game-based activities, live online
- Exceptional use of virtual whiteboards
- Shared web browsing
- Creating interactive exercises
- Application sharing
- Audio and video options
- Ensuring learning and meeting objectives are met
Live online virtual classroom "practice areas" are available for independent practice and exploration. Approximately 20-45 minutes of independent activity is suggested between sessions.
Online Course Schedule: (To be notified of the start date please contact us.)
Session One: Coming Soon!
Session Two: Coming Soon!
Session Three: Coming Soon!
Session Four: Coming Soon!
Each session is 1.5 hours in length
11:00 am - 12:30 pm Pacific Time (PT)
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm Mountain Time (MT)
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm Central Time (CT)
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm Eastern Time (ET)
All sessions start at 2:00 pm Eastern Time (New York time). See below for the time of the sessions listed in various time zones:
For times in other cities, visit this link. Live sessions will be recorded for those who wish to go back and review or who must miss a live session.
Register for this certificate program now to reserve a virtual seat. See below.
Early-Bird Registration 30+ days prior to course start: $645
Registration within 30 days of course start: US $795
Train as a Team and Save!
For questions on group discounts, call 612.340.4742, or contact us for details.
Course Equipment (IMPORTANT)
You'll participate in online and collaborative activities in a number of ways, each designed to provide a unique means to interact and learn from experts and colleagues. All course delivery software operates at Internet connection speeds of 56.6 kbps or better, on PC, Mac and Unix platforms. Programs will use teleconferencing or VoIP (voice over Internet Protocol.) The login instructions emailed to you approximately one week prior to the start of the course will outline platform use as well as any headset requirements or suggestions. Each registrant must provide their own laptop or desktop computer and other equipment (such as a headset) in order to fully and successfully participate in the course. Please test your login information a minimum of 48 hours in advance on your course start date on the computer you will be using for the course.
Have to Say:
"Don't go into the world of online learning without experiencing the potentials firsthand. These sessions let you enter confident, capable and with a creative approach that serves learners well."
- Ferdi Serim
"Thank you for offering such an important class! It is so cutting edge -- I loved it!"
- Tiffani Martin, Effective Educational Practices
"The most engaging online learning I have ever been involved in."
- Sally Price, Intel
"The CSTP class is fast-paced, engaging and fun. We've had lots of virtual laughs, given and received support, taken risks and learned an incredible amount. One of the most enjoyable classes (virtual or otherwise) I've ever taken!"
- Mary Jean O'Reilly, Ph.D.