Tech & Learning and Knowledge Delivery Systems (KDS) announced today the launch of Tech & Learning University (T&L U), an online professional development resource where K-12 educators can build skills and obtain credentials towards career advancement. T&L U will offer a variety of online courses focused on 21st Century Skills, Education Technology, Effective Instruction and Leading Effective Schools.
"It's a chance for us to practice what we preach when it comes to integrating technology with education" says Kevin Hogan, Editorial Director for the Tech & Learning Media Group. "This new partnership gives us a new way to reach our audience of education technology leaders. What's even more exciting is the audience will actually be recognized for their work and research."
"Today, Tech & Learning continues its long history of breaking new ground to serve schools and educators," added Steve Palm, President and CEO of NewBay Media. "I am excited about the continued expansion of T&L's platform as well as our new partnership with Knowledge Delivery Systems."
Courses being offered include “Authentic Innovation in the 21st Century,” “Data-Driven Decision Making: Implementing Strategies for Student Achievement,” “Teaching, Learning, and Leading in the Digital Age,” “Technology Applications for Teaching & Supporting the Struggling Reader,” “Using Web 2.0 in Teaching and Instruction,” and more. Each research-based course is available on-demand and is taught by the nation’s leading experts in their respective fields. All courses are aligned with specific state requirements.
“We are thrilled to be partnering with Tech & Learning to offer educators with rich and engaging content through Tech & Learning University,” said Alvin Crawford, CEO, Knowledge Delivery Systems. “As an organization, we are committed to supporting teachers and administrators with quality courses that allows them to transform their practice so that students succeed.”
For more information including the complete course catalog, please visit www.techlearning.com/TLUniversity.