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WVIZ/PBS Teacherline Workshops PBS TeacherLine is a series of facilitated online courses produced by leading educators and educational institutions. They are video-rich and are project-based. Each week, learners complete an assignment, read articles and view video, and participate in online discussions. We offer graduate credit through Ashland University, Notre Dame College, and The University of Akron.

Who is the Ohio Learning Network? The Ohio Learning Network (OLN), a consortium of 72 colleges and universities, markets courses and degrees to potential students, provides programs and services for faculty using learning technologies including a statewide Collaborative Learning Environment.

  • OLN helps Ohioans explore online learning with: E 4 ME , a free, non-credit introduction to eLearning; OhioLearns!, a catalog of degrees and certificates; and Ohio IT Clearinghouse, a link to a broad collection of information related to IT and CS-related fields. Faculty can find valuable teaching tools and resources on the Teaching and Learning website, including CourseCheck, a self-study tool which provides a process for faculty to review their courses incorporating The Seven Principles of Good Practice.
  • OLN has invested more than $10M in grants to Ohio's colleges and universities to develop additional online programs, redevelop and improve existing courses, and for the development of Learning Communities at campuses around the state. For additional information about OLN call 614.995.3240.

American Museum for Natural History offers award-winning online courses in the life, earth and physical sciences.

ASCD Online Learning The Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development offers interactive, multimedia courses on a variety of topics. Each course includes interactive lessons that have been specially designed for Web-based training. Each lesson is supplemented with extensive reading material and access to discussion groups. 

Ashland University Professional Development  -- Their PD catalog is no longer printed but is available online.

Annenberg A partnership between The Annenberg Foundation and The Corporation for Public Broadcasting to advance excellent teaching in American schools.  "Our workshops and courses provide unparalleled, authoritative professional development, and are designed to strengthen the professional credentials of educators at all levels. Workshops and courses are appropriate for preservice and inservice teachers, and are targeted to specific curricular areas and grade levels — "middle school math teachers," for example. You will find training in content and education theory and practices, as well as supplemental video programs called teaching practices libraries that give a "fly-on-the-wall" view of real teachers in real classrooms. Workshops and courses consist of video, print, and Web components that can be used in group sessions or on your own. We recommend participating with a group to get the benefits from discussion with your colleagues. Participation in our workshops and courses is FREE - video programs are broadcast on the Annenberg/CPB Channel (Time Warner Cable Channel 16) and print guides are provided when you register. Videocassettes and print guides are also available for purchase from our catalog. Registration is required so that we may provide certificates of completion that may be used for inservice or recertification credit. Graduate credit is available for courses and most workshops for a reasonable cost.

Classroom Connect eSchool Online  is now part of Classroom Connect, Inc providing state-of-the-art customized online professional development and K-12 courseware.

Concept to Classroom is an online series of FREE, award-winning professional development workshops covering important and timely topics in education. The workshops are intended for teachers, administrators, librarians, or anyone interested in education -- and there's no technical expertise required. They are self-paced, so you can explore them on your own time and go back as often as you like; you can take all of the workshops, or just one. And if you're interested in obtaining professional development credit for completing a workshop, you can find out how by clicking on the "Get Credit" link in the workshop's navigation.

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Fresno-Pacific University Center for Professional development offers a variety of both online courses and independent study courses that can be taken through the mail.

From Now On Online Professional Development -Jamie McKenzie offers these online courses for groups of educators. Site licenses begin at $50 for 50 or fewer users and go up to $700 for more than 2000 users. 

Foundation for Teaching Economics The FTE offers high school teachers FREE internet programs of high-quality courses that qualify for graduate level credit.

IT4Educators IT4Educators is dedicated to bringing you relevant, classroom-applicable online courses at an affordable cost. All courses are created and taught by teachers with many years of experience in the technology integration field.

OnlineLearning.net is the leading supplier of continuing higher education on the Internet. Online, instructor-led courses with academic credit from UCLA Extension and University of San Diego. 70+ courses just for educators.

Real Online Degrees

National Teachers Enhancement Network delivers quality teaching resources and professional development opportunities through the Internet directly to K-12 science teachers. Sponsored by National Science Foundation. Apply to participate in NTEN Elementary's online courses for science kit users. Earn one graduate semester credit, tuition-free.

Teacher to Teacher Workshops The U.S. Department of Education has brought together some of the nation's most effective teachers and education experts to share with their colleagues research-based practices and proven methods of using data to inform instruction. Teacher-to-Teacher Summer Workshops, recently offered in various locations all over the United States, presented research-based practices that have been instrumental in closing the achievement gap. These workshops were taped and converted to the video-streaming format.

WebEd WebED is a leading education company offering online professional development recertification and graduate credit courses to K–12 teachers and administrators. Our courses are self-guided, self-paced. Each course contains 10 lessons and costs $100 for 10 professional development credit hours.

World Wide Learn is the worlds leading directory of online courses and learning.  There are over 40 subject areas offered by educational institutions, companies and individuals from all over the world.

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