Introduction to Digital Teaching and Learning

Welcome to Introduction to Digital Teaching & Learning

This learning Module is designed for you to complete at your own pace. You should anticipate that it will take approximately 30–90 minutes to complete. The module is divided into several Sections that contain instructional content, interactive learning objects, media, and formative assessment activities that are designed to aid and assess your understanding as you progress. Please note that this module features audio narration, so you may wish to connect headphones before you begin.

About Introduction to Digital Teaching & Learning

Module Objectives

  • Identify characteristics of digital teaching and learning
  • Differentiate between myths and truths about digital teaching and learning

Module Overview

  1. Section 1: Welcome to Digital Teaching and Learning!
  2. Section 2: Benefits and Challenges of Various Instructional Modalities
  3. Section 3: Synchronous versus Asynchronous Learning
  4. Section 4: Dispelling Myths About Digital Teaching and Learning
  5. Section 5: Conclusion

Before you begin the Module, you may wish to download this Job Aid, which summarizes the Module content. The Job Aid is helpful for organizing and contextualizing your learning, and once you have completed the Module, it may still be useful for reference as you implement the concepts and strategies you learned within your own digital classroom. You may also download this Reference Sheet of resources that are referenced within the Module, in case you wish to explore or extend your own learning.

NOTE: Section content is best viewed on a laptop or desktop computer.

Section 1:
Welcome to Digital Teaching and Learning!

Minimum Time Required: approx. 15 mins

Section 3:
Synchronous vs Asynchronous Learning

Minimum Time Required: approx. 12 mins

Section 5:

Minimum Time Required: approx. 2 mins