Using the Internet in the Classroom

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Quick Facts
  • Delivery Method Online
  • Professional Certificate
  • 24hrs Suggested Study Time
  • 3 Months Access
  • Tutor Support
  • Study On Any Device
  • 2611 Students

Discover how you can use the Internet to make teaching easier for you and more relevant to your students.

Harness the power of the Internet to make your textbooks and lessons come alive! Teach your students how to locate and evaluate Internet resources. Improve the caliber and amount of discussion through the use of e-mail and discussion boards. Learn how to safeguard your students and their personal information while they are using the Internet. The Internet can make teaching easier--this course will show you how.

Courses are delivered to you through expertly executed lessons, online instruction and interaction with like-minded students. Our courses are designed to deliver all of the benefits of studying in a classroom whilst giving you the flexibility to study at a time and place to suit your needs. You can access your classroom 24/7 from any device with an internet connection.

This course has a 3 month duration. You'll complete comprehensive lessons, quizzes and assignments before submitting your final exam at the end of the course to achieve your certificate. Courses must be completed within the 3 month access period.

In our first lesson, you'll see firsthand the importance of the Internet to education. Together, we'll experience some fun Internet activities that you can use in your classroom. We'll also research possible funding methods such as grants for creating an Internet learning lab.

Today is an introduction to Internet basics. We'll look at its history, how it works, and the top 10 terms you should know when teaching about it. Then we'll work with directories and search engines. Finally, we'll explore some techniques you can use for introducing your students to the Internet.

Can your textbooks talk? They can now! Today we'll examine using online textbooks and online textbook companions. These are great for students of all ages. We'll also visit online libraries and explore the world of free books and resources online. Your classroom bookshelf will grow into a resource library overnight!

Do you need help with a lesson plan? Do you need fresh ideas for your classroom? Today you'll discover how to use the Internet to supplement your lesson plans and instructional handouts. We'll examine methods for creating traditional lesson plans and handouts with an Internet twist. Then we'll take an Internet field trip. You'll learn how to create cyberhunts (online scavenger hunts) and WebQuests. So hang on to your hats—this lesson is fun and full of great ideas!

Unfortunately, the Internet isn't all fun and games. So today, we'll focus on a more serious aspect of using the Internet in the classroom. We'll discuss keeping our students and our children safe while they're online. You'll learn how to increase the security of a computer and of your family's personal information. By the end of this lesson, you'll have a handy Internet-use permission form to send home with your students if you choose to do so.

The Internet is a great tool for students to use when they're doing research for a report. But what about students who are too young to understand that they can't turn in reports they just copied from the Internet? What should you do when you spot passages students lifted? In this lesson, we'll discuss the ways students use the Internet to cheat and why they do it. You'll learn how to recognize Internet plagiarism and how to prevent it.

Everyone who uses the Internet needs to be able to evaluate the usefulness and truthfulness of Web sites. In this lesson, you'll find out how to teach younger and older students to do this. You'll get a handout and lots of teaching tips and suggestions.

Today, we'll discuss using e-mail in the classroom. E-mail can help teachers do what some of us have always wished for: Add more hours to our class day so that we can cover all the required material. We'll also talk about e-mail etiquette, which is the proper way to use e-mail. Finally, you'll learn how to use e-mail to become better teachers.

In this lesson, we'll continue our exploration of using e-mail as a teaching tool. We'll consider when it should be used for extending classroom discussions and how to manage the large volume of e-mail messages you may receive from your students. Then we'll discuss how to prepare your students to use e-mail and what you should expect from the messages they write. Finally, we'll talk about activities involving e-mail that you can use in your classroom. After this lesson, your classroom discussions will be better than ever before!

Today we'll focus on other tools of communication that the online world offers. Two of them are mailing lists and newsgroups. We'll talk about what they are and how to use them. You'll learn how to provide younger and older students with up-to-date resources.

In this lesson, you'll find about one more online communication tool for your classroom—free discussion boards. Today you'll learn how to create, use, and manage one.

Our final lesson is devoted to bringing you some time-saving techniques. You'll discover how to use online quizzes, manage grading online, and create certificates for your students and yourself. You'll also find out where to download free educational material.

Robin Sellers

Robin Sellers

Robin Sellers is a certified teacher with a Master of Arts degree with a concentration in Technical and Professional Communication. She has over 11 years of experience in the traditional classroom and has been an online instructor since 2000, trai... Read more

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Frequently Asked Questions

Once you've made the payment, we'll send you a confirmation email with a link to start your course. Feel free to get started whenever you're ready!

You'll have 3 months access to your course. In that time you are free to study at your own pace. The course duration is 24 hours.

Online learning is a flexible way to study that fits around your schedule, giving you the freedom to learn at your own pace from anywhere in the world. You'll have 3 months to complete the course and can take the multiple-choice questions and final exam whenever it suits you.

If you need help, you can contact us anytime. You can also join the discussion area where you can interact with other students. The discussion area for each lesson is open for the entire duration of the course.

Of course! We offer a 10-day money back guarantee. As long as you haven't completed the course, you can get a full refund within 10 days of enrolling.

We do not offer extensions or transfers for this self-paced course. However, you will have 3 months to complete the course, and if you need to cancel within the first 10 days of enrolment, we offer a money back guarantee.

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