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NASA/NSTA Open Online Course

NASA/NSTA Open Online Course: Teaching Tomorrow’s Engineers
Certificate and Graduate Credit

Certificate

Participants who complete the following components within the timeline of the course will receive a printable PDF certificate recognizing 15 hours of effort for each module. View a sample certificate.


Module 1

  • Complete the pre- and postassessment
  • Attend all four live web seminars
    • Note: In the event of a scheduling conflict, participants may view the web seminar archive and submit a written reflection via the discussion forum within five days of the missed web seminar.
  • Read articles and engage in activities assigned by course instructors
  • Submit a report including:
    • 250-word initial reflection
    • 250-word reflection on professional proficiency with the engineering design process
    • 500-word essay detailing professional development plan
    • 500-word summary of learning
    • Note: Participants will use the PD Plan & Portfolio Tool in the NSTA Learning Center to create the report.
  • Complete the course evaluation

Module 2

  • Attend both live web seminars
    • Note: In the event of a scheduling conflict, participants may view the web seminar archive and submit a written reflection via the discussion forum within five days of the missed web seminar.
  • Read articles and engage in activities assigned by course instructors
  • Create a rubric to assess your students
  • Submit a report including:
    • 500-word summary of design challenges created
    • Evidence of design challenges created (data collection sheets, sample work, etc.)
    • Note: Participants will use the PD Plan & Portfolio Tool in the NSTA Learning Center to create the report.
  • Complete the course evaluation

Certificates will be placed in the “My PD Record & Certificates” area of each participant’s Learning Center account within two weeks of the last day of the course.


Graduate Credit

For a fee of $150 per credit hour, participants have the option of registering for one graduate credit per module through Ashland University. Participants may elect to receive graduate credit for one or both of the modules. Graduate credit will only be awarded to those who successfully complete all course requirements. Up to six such graduate credits may be applied towards the completion of a Masters degree through Ashland University. View instructions for registering for graduate credit.




For more information contact webseminars@nsta.org