Are you interested in digital learning? Would you like to explore the latest digital technologies and teaching philosophies for educating 21st century learners?
BOLT offers K-12 professionals the opportunity to engage in meaningful professional development and to explore opportunities and innovative approaches in flexible, sustainable education.
Develop the skills and understanding to:
Utilizing Athabasca University’s Master of Education in Distance Education course curriculum, BOLT is comprised of nine one-credit modules designed specifically for teaching professionals. Participants gain professional knowledge, building on and extending the art and craft of teaching in the digital world. BOLT provides busy educators access to graduate level studies at a manageable pace. Each BOLT module is delivered entirely online, offers a self-contained learning experience, and can be taken in any order. Schedules run counter to the intense periods of the K-12 calendar, allowing teachers the opportunity for immersive, sustained learning.
Assignments include relevant and current K-12 educational research alongside opportunities to create individual applications to teaching practice. Before, during, and after the program, participants are encouraged to connect with their professional learning community through the BOLT Multi-Authored Blog. This innovative online space seeks to nurture ongoing professional learning and engagement with current educational research.
This innovative module offering for the professional development of practicing teachers is offered by the Centre for Distance Education (CDE) in partnership with the Alberta Distance Learning Centre (ADLC), the premier distance learning partner for primary and secondary education in Alberta.
Important: If you already have an Athabasca University (AU) student ID number, please login using your AU student ID number before completing your application.
Apply Online – you will need to submit the $100 application fee.
Once accepted into BOLT students may register for modules through their MyAU portal.
For more information, you can contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Updated April 01 2019 by CDE