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Professional Learning

Professional Learning Services

Regardless of the industry, specialization, or field of study, there is an exponentially expanding body of knowledge that can inform your practice and learning. Successful professional learning is rooted in personal and professional responsibility – a commitment to change and ownership of your own growth. ASB Online Academy professional learning experiences will provide the opportunity to truly challenge yourself to become a highly effective professional with a diverse repertoire of skills.

Asynchronous Online Courses – fully facilitated
The ASB Online Academy offers two popular online courses. These courses are offered once a semester (fall and spring) at scheduled times as per the course page.  Participants can enroll in the course any time prior to the start date.These courses are fully facilitated by an instructor. There are due dates for activities,  discussions and assessments but there is no set time to log in.  These courses also come with the option of SUNY graduate credits.

Fees for Graduate Credits are in addition to course fees. Credits should be applied for using the forms and links HERE. Please be sure to note which university is offering Graduate Credit for your course.

Enrollment
Our facilitated online courses are available to everyone, worldwide. Please email us at asbonline@asbindia.org if you would like to learn more.

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Formative Assessment

6 W Jason Roy

This course will introduce participants to proven formative assessment strategies that can be used in their classrooms immediately. Further, participants will learn how technology tools can make these strategies even more powerful.

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Google Suite for Teachers

6 W Jason Roy

In this course students will learn how to use the basic Google Apps tools, see how the tools can be used to create 21st Century Learning opportunities in their classroom, and develop their own lessons using Google Apps.

The Art of Digital Storytelling and Multimedia Communication
Bernajean Porter

 

Research shows “You’ve got seconds to grab someone’s attention and only 10 minutes to keep it.” Audience boredom, disconnects or mis-understandings usually stems from a failure with content and delivery designs, not the lack of skill with the digital tool itself” (Dr. John Medina, author of Brain Rules)

These courses and workshops are designed to increase the rigor, relevance, impact and “attention” power of student-created media products. These courses are designed to sequence and build skills for educators in designing and creating multimedia and digital storytelling tasks for their students, using tools and processes to ensure media products arrive in the zone of “excellence” as well as the capacity to assess media products.

Usually incorporating the five elements below, the program can be delivered according to your school or institution’s needs.  By fusing face to face workshops together with online learning, we can create professional development experiences to inspire and excite your professional community.

  1. Creativity, Curriculum, and Multimedia: Learning, Thinking and Communicating in a Digital Age
  2. The Craftsmanship of Media-Making: Communication Skills Beyond Words
  3. The Art and Soul of Digital Storytelling: Tapping Into Creativity, Narrative Intelligence and the Power of Story for Media-based Communication
  4. Applied StoryTelling Brings Learning and Living ALIVE ~ SenseMaking, Docu-Dramas, Infographics, Learning Evidence, Vision Videos, Persuasion and Memes
  5. Applying The Power of MultiMedia and Digital StoryTelling Skills Across the Curriculum