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Online programs are becoming more ubiquitous in higher education; however, there has been a lack of research on the merit of this style of educating. Using the concept of constructivism as a framework, the idea that individuals construct their own understanding of world experiences, the authors generated a case study to explore the efficacy of teaching “havruta study,” text analysis in student pairs with instructor facilitation, in an online format. Findings suggest that, through careful consideration of communication styles and student needs, highly interactive in-house courses can be adapted to online settings.
Updated: Nov. 09, 2017
Registration is currently open for a free online course. In this new educational initiative, Yad Vashem together with Tel Aviv University, has created an online academic course on the Holocaust to be offered on a MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) platform. The course, 'The Holocaust: An Introduction' will be launched on January 24, 2016 on Coursera. The course was developed by the International School for Holocaust Studies at Yad Vashem and Yad Vashem International Institute for Holocaust Research together with Tel Aviv University. The project is led by Prof. Havi Dreifuss, Head of the Center for Research on the Holocaust in Poland at Yad Vashem's International Institute for Holocaust Research, and lecturer at Tel Aviv University.
Updated: Jan. 13, 2016
How is history shaped by hatred, indifference, and denial, as well as by caring, compassion, and responsibility? Grounded in the study of Jewish ethics and values, Facing History and Ourselves' online course, Holocaust and Human Behavior Online Course for Educators in a Jewish Setting, examines the range of choices that led to the failure of democracy in Germany and ultimately to the persecution of millions of Jews and other targeted groups. Participants will investigate the connection between Jewish history and identity, the moral questions inherent in everyday life, and how we as individuals and members of groups can make a difference in the world today.
Updated: Oct. 07, 2015
The YU School Partnership is pleased to offer meaningful and high quality 2-4 week online courses that we call modules. Our modules are specially created with the realities of the busy educator in mind. Choose from our extensive catalog of relevant and exciting topics. Our modules are taught by teachers and administrators in Jewish day schools who have chosen our platform to share their passions in the classroom. Both general and Jewish studies teachers can benefit from the modules.
Updated: Dec. 31, 2014
The Atid Day Day School Innovation Challenge is an online platform designed to celebrate creative teachers and share their groundbreaking classroom ideas with the world. The platform, will serve as both a competition hub and a living archive of classroom innovations. For the originators of this project – the PresenTense Group, the Jewish Education Project, and the UJA Federation of New York – the long-term vision extends far beyond the challenge itself. Their mission is to foster systemic implementation of innovations and educational best practices within Jewish day schools in the NYC metropolitan area.
Updated: Oct. 22, 2014
Many schools have a limited number of advanced Hebrew language students – whether English speaking students with an excellent facility in Hebrew or Israeli students – whose needs are not met in the regular Hebrew class. JETS has developed a solution to this challenge.'Ivrit Plus' is a new blended learning Hebrew language program that utilizes online learning tools to engage advanced learners with authentic Hebrew. The program is geared toward advanced students in grades 6-8, and provides 3 lessons per week.
Updated: Aug. 19, 2014
Anna Hartman reflects on what made an online course, Introduction to Jewish Educational Leadership, she took with HUC-JIR a meaningful learning experience. She sees this as what the best of online learning actually looks like.
Updated: Jun. 04, 2013
Bonim B'Yachad, a leading provider of online educational programs, has opened registration for its online summer school program. The program offers fully accredited summer classes in both Judaic and secular studies subjects. This program is ideal for students who need to retake courses and also for students who are looking for enrichment opportunities.
Updated: Jun. 04, 2013
Ilana Turetsky, an instructor in Jewish Education at Yeshiva University’s Azrieli Graduate School of Jewish Education and Administration shares some of her insights about online teaching and learning after three semesters of online teaching of graduate level courses.
Updated: May. 28, 2013