Weekly study5 hours
Resilient Teaching Through Times of Crisis and Change
Understand the concept and principles of resilient teaching
On this course, you’ll deep dive into resilient teaching and learn how to create adaptable learning experiences for your students that can work as effectively under fluctuating conditions and disruptions.
You’ll explore new ways of interaction between students, teachers, technology, and content and how these can be incorporated in a versatile teaching plan aiming to provide a dynamic learning outcome.
Learn how to change and adapt your course design
You’ll learn how to apply resilient design principles when creating your course. For teachers working from home during times of crisis such as the COVID-19 pandemic, dynamic teaching is key to keep students engaged and motivated.
Explore how tools and technology can improve teaching in fluctuating environments
Tools and technology are a key component of resilient teaching. This course aims to provide you with all the necessary information you need to understand how to use technology in education and how it can help you in times of disruption in teaching.
Explore resilient teaching examples and case studies
On this course, you’ll get the opportunity to explore examples of resilient teaching and draw inspiration from various remote teaching techniques.
Synthesize views of resilience from a range of disciplines to articulate key characteristics of resilient design in education
Describe how to identify key interactions that we want to support in our courses, and how to construct course level goals and learning objectives that support those goals
Apply guiding principles of resilient design for learning to your own course design context
Examine ideas and strategies from brief case studies and thinking about incorporating those into your own resilient designs for learning
Learning on this course
On every step of the course you can meet other learners, share your ideas and join in with active discussions in the comments.
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...
- Identify key interactions that we want to facilitate in our courses
- Apply guiding principles of resilient design for learning to develop a course plan
- Discuss ways technology and tools can be used to facilitate interactions in support of learning and in response to changes in the instructional environment
- Reflect on examples that highlight resilient teaching during the emergency remote teaching phase
Who is the course for?
This course is designed for higher education faculty, lecturers, and graduate students who might be required to reconsider their teaching methods due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Educators in a variety of instructional environments are also welcome.
Who developed the course?
As the #1 public research university in the United States, U-M has been a leader in research, learning, and teaching for more than 200 years, with 102 Grad programs in the top 10 — U.S. News & World Report (2019).
LocationAnn Arbor, Michigan, USA
World rankingTop 30Source: Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020
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