EDU 910 Ownership of Learning
This course will focus on the concept of personalized learning, encouraging teachers to take on the role of facilitator while their learners develop the strategies, skills, and dispositions needed to become invested in their learning. This course is designed for educators across grade levels and disciplines. Participants should be open to shifts in pedagogy, leveraging technology, and cultivating opportunities for learners.
Besides reading, research, and discussion, participants will practice and actively engage in the process of being self directed, invested learners. This course is geared for educators across all grade levels and disciplines.
Participants will participate in three synchronous webinars as a community of learners and three synchronous one-on-one sessions with the instructors. Sessions will be held to share ideas, check on progress, and provide clarity or direction. This format parallels that of a genuine project-based environment where the process and progress are as important as the product.
*Participants in this course will have several mandatory, synchronous, video conference sessions. The dates and times are listed on each course registration page.
See what other educators are saying about this course
Very well organized and thought out.G.D., Tech Specialist
I plan to allow students to set up rules for flexible seating and provide more choice for students to demonstrate their learning.H.H., Elementary Teacher
This course was amazing! I love how I could pick what I wanted to research and directly apply to my own classroom. It was also great to get ideas from my classmates from their research via discussion boards and the webinars.L.K.
The instructors have a high level of expertise in the area that they are teaching, so their constant and valuable input, questioning, and reflection helped to get us all thinking on the topics we were researching.M.T.
I'm more mindful of my teaching practices and more willing to make the changes my students need.N.S.
I enjoyed focusing my efforts on a Project that was valuable to me.T.K., Science Teacher
This course is extremely beneficial to any master learner. I was truly impressed by the facilitators and the way they helped guide each of us in our learning journey.S.S., Elementary Teacher
I feel as though I will have more student involvement and have students take more ownership of their learning.R.P., Math Teacher
My project has the potential to significantly change how I teach and how my classroom operates.J.Z., Science Teacher
This course was extremely helpful to me because it is helping me to redesign my MCL classroom.J.L., Math Teacher
Exploring who owns learning is a key component in the personalization journey. While we are all looking for answers and easy fixes, courses like this one are critical to help us reflect and take steps to move forward. I appreciate the time and effort put into this course, and it certainly helped me to take action.D.S.
The course was inspiring, engaging, and allowed for thoughtful collaboration.M.T.
The course work and collaborations throughout Ownership of Learning have been positive and meaningful. I have taken many ideas and resources from several class participants and professors alike. I have accumulated many tools that I have been able to utilize in my teaching practice.Z.L.
The content and resources are timely for the evolving world of education. The instructors are actually in the classroom practicing what they preach. The course project is student-centered making it applicable to my classroom in the fall.T.G., Language Arts Teacher
Wes Ward is a wonderful instructor. He makes class enjoyable, relevant, and meaningful. This is my first class through Eduspire and I'm so happy I took it! I definitely recommend it!N.S.