WizIQ Announces MOOC for Teachers to Enhance Online Teaching Skills

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  • (1888PressRelease) May 31, 2014 - APEX, NC - Online education platform WizIQ today announced that it is hosting Teachers Teaching Online (TTO), a massive open online course (MOOC) beginning June 15, 2014. The self-paced 4-week course is dedicated to the development of skills needed to be a successful online teacher.

    Created and overseen by Jason R Levine (also known as Fluency MC), the MOOC introduces participants to a variety of online teaching experts, all of whom possess exceptional talent for engaging learners. It is designed for teachers with or without any previous experience in online teaching.

    The list of presenters includes: Jack Askew, Marisa Constantinides, David Deubelbeiss, Dr. Nellie Deutsch, Sylvia Guinan, Vicky Hollett, Rich Kiker, Jason R. Levine, Christopher Pappas, Nik Peachey, Heike Philp, Barbara Hoskins Sakamoto, Chuck Sandy, Ludmila Smirnova, Graham Stanley, Shelly Sanchez Terrell, Liz Walker and Andrew Wickman.

    This free and open course enables participants to explore the best in online learning tools and discover how to engage students in the virtual classroom. They will learn how to create, market, and manage successful online courses and network with educators from all over the world.

    TTO is designed to suit teachers' busy schedules. The workload is light: live online classes, discussions on class and tutorial pages, and short quizzes to check understanding of material. Each live session consists of a different teacher demonstrating their skills and sharing knowledge of their experience teaching online.

    Live classes will be delivered via the WizIQ Virtual Classroom and class recordings will be available for download. Learners will have lifetime access to class recordings and course content.

    Certificates of Participation will be awarded to those who attend or watch at least four one-hour classes and do the accompanying assignments.

    To enroll now and for more details about the course, visit: http://go.wiziq.com/2spk

    For course enquiries contact: jase ( @ ) wiziq dot com

    About WizIQ
    Founded in 2006, WizIQ has evolved to be the first and only online global education marketplace to offer live instructor-led learning, where anyone can teach and learn. The company is successfully leveraging technology to replicate the classroom experience online making it more accessible, for both students and teachers. The WizIQ Learning Marketplace enables students to choose from courses offered by thousands of instructors. Educators and organizations can create comprehensive quality online courses with live classes or self-paced instruction in no time, and teach any learner or employee anywhere in the world. WizIQ is backed by Bertelsmann SE & Co., which runs Random House, and Kaizen, a private equity fund focused on the education sector.

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