Online Professional Development Courses

Affordable Professional Development Options For Educators Backed By Concordia's Robust Graduate Programs

 

Overview:

The EDGT program at Concordia is an innovative professional development program the enables educators to obtain credit for license renewal and professional development. Designed with the busy educator in mind, these courses are offered 100% online and on your schedule.

Many options exist for tailoring the EDGT program to your needs. Each course consists of modules that can be taken individually for 1 credit or all together for a total of 3 credits. EDGT courses do not require you to be accepted into a graduate program. The application process is quick and easy. If you choose to transfer into a graduate program at a later date you may be able to apply your EDGT credits toward your program.

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EDGT credits are $141.25 per credit. Each 3 credit course can be taken as individual 1 credit modules.

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Goals / Objectives

The EDGT program at Concordia allow educators to obtain credit for license renewal and professional development at a greatly reduced cost. EDGT courses are designed to equip you with skills that you can use today to improve your teaching practice. Best of all, these courses are delivered 100% online.

EDGT 800 iPads in the Classroom

iPads in the Classroom prepares teachers to effectively implement tablets in a K-12 setting. EDGT-800 includes three modules. This course has a strong focus on implementing tablet technology in the classroom, finding apps, and creating content.

EDGT 800 iPads in the Classroom – Module 1 Teaching with iPads - Credits: 1

Course Description

This module covers iPad basics, implementing iPads and ideas around showing and finding Apps.
EDGT 800 iPads in the Classroom – Module 2 Using iPads in the Classroom - Credits: 1

Course Description

This module focuses on apps for teachers, SAMR apps, content apps and Bloom’ apps.
EDGT 800 iPads in the Classroom – Module 3 iPad as a Creative Tool - Credits: 1

Course Description

Module 3 covers creative apps for storytelling, video and presentations. In addition topics of app smashing and augmented reality / virtual reality are tackled.

EDGT 801 Google in the Classroom

Google in the Classroom includes three modules Google Getting Started, Google Basics, and Google Jedi.

EDGT 801 Google in the Classroom – Module 1 - Credits: 1

Course Description

Google Getting Started gives teachers hands-on experiences with using Google Apps for Education; including Chrome, Chrome Extensions and Google Drive

EDGT 801 Google in the Classroom – Module 2 - Credits: 1

Course Description

Google Basics covers the app suites of Docs, Sheets, Slides, Forms and Drawing and how they can be used in the classroom focusing on collaboration.

EDGT 801 Google in the Classroom – Module 3 - Credits: 1

Course Description

Google Jedi explains Classroom, Sites, Earth and Maps using the tools for classrooms and student learning.

EDGT 802 Notebook in the Classroom

Notebook in the Classroom prepares teachers to effectively implement SMART Notebook Software in a K-12 setting. This course has a strong focus on implementing technology in the classroom, using SMART Notebook Software, and creating content.

EDGT 802 Notebook in the Classroom – Module 1 Notebook Basics - Credits: 1

Course Description

Notebook in the Classroom prepares teachers to effectively implement SMART Notebook Software in a K-12 setting. This module covers an Introduction to Notebook for SMART, Tabs, and Pages and My Content.
EDGT 802 Notebook in the Classroom – Module 2 Notebook Tabs - Credits: 1

Course Description

Notebook in the Classroom prepares teachers to effectively implement SMART Notebook Software in a K-12 setting. In this module we'll cover the Lesson Activity Toolkit, Object Properties, and Activity Builder.
EDGT 802 Notebook In the Classroom – Module 3 Notebook Media - Credits: 1

Course Description

Notebook in the Classroom prepares teachers to effectively implement SMART Notebook Software in a K-12 setting. In this module we'll cover Exchange, Screen Capture and Sounds, and Multimedia.

EDGT 803 Technology Tools in the Classroom

Technology Tools in the Classroom prepares teachers to effectively implement Internet technology in a K-12 setting. This course has a strong focus on implementing technology in the classroom, using Google Apps and creating content.

EDGT 803 Technology Tools in the Classroom – Module 1 Teaching with Web Tools in the Classroom - Credits: 1

Course Description

Technology Tools in the Classroom prepares teachers to effectively implement Internet technology in a K-12 setting. This module covers Teacher Productivity - Teaching with Technology Tools, Learning Sites - Resources for Teachers, and Online Productivity.
EDGT 803 Technology Tools in the Classroom – Module 2 Taking it Online: How to Make Lessons Interactive - Credits: 1

Course Description

Technology Tools in the Classroom prepares teachers to effectively implement Internet technology in a K-12 setting. This module covers Bookmarking, Mindmaps, Book Creators, Online Books, Digital Storytelling, and Surveys, Quizzes, Polls.
EDGT 803 Technology Tools in the Classroom – Module 3 Student Creation Tools: Put Learning in Your Students’ Hands - Credits: 1

Course Description

Technology Tools in the Classroom prepares teachers to effectively implement Internet technology in a K-12 setting. This module covers Blogging, Website Creation, Wikis, Comic Strips and Animation, and Presentations, Whiteboards, Posters.

EDGT 804 Multimedia in the Classroom

Multimedia in the Classroom prepares teachers to effectively implement multimedia and creation tools in a K-12 setting. EDGT-804 includes three modules. This course has a strong focus on implementing multimedia in the classroom; using online creation tools, theories and resources.

EDGT 804 Multimedia in the Classroom – Module 1 Multimedia Basics - Credits: 1

Course Description

Multimedia Basics - This module covers the basics of multimedia, text and sound to convey information.
EDGT 804 Multimedia in the Classroom – Module 2 Multimedia Tools - Credits: 1

Course Description

Multimedia tools covers conveying information through images, presentations, video and digital storytelling.

EDGT 804 Multimedia in the Classroom – Module 3 Theories and putting it all together - Credits: 1

Course Description

Theories and putting it all together covers what it means to be media literate for today's consumer of information, how to create resources for optimal student learning.

EDGT 805 Chromebooks in the Classroom

Chromebooks in the Classroom prepares teachers to effectively implement Google Apps for Education (GAFE) in a K-12 setting. EDGT-805 includes three modules. This course has a strong focus on implementing technology in the classroom, using Chromebooks, Google Apps and creating content. Each module is one credit hour.

EDGT 805 Chromebooks in the Classroom – Module 1 Chromebooks
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EDGT 805 Chromebooks in the Classroom – Module 2 GSuites
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EDGT 805 Chromebooks in the Classroom – Module 3 Google Jedi
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