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Capella Online Professional Development Course

Designing for the 21st Century Classroom
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Designing for the 21st Century Classroom

What do you need to consider when introducing new learning models like project-based or blended learning to your students? How can instructional technologies help you to engage students in these new models? Full Description


How Capella PD can work for you.

Your Time

Competency-based coursework makes it easy to learn on your time and at your pace, at home or on the go. It’s professional learning on your terms.

Your Class

Application questions within the course send teachers into their classrooms to practice and reflect upon what they have learned applying your learning with your students.

Your Career

Choose to earn professional contact hours or graduate credit and power your career as you see fit from personal growth through to a graduate degree.


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This course doesn't just talk about putting theory into practice; it takes you through a step-by-step approach to building the competencies you need to begin or continue to transform your classroom.  And while it is helping you develop competencies and skills, it is also helping you build your personal library of student-tested resources.  During the course you will create, implement and revise a problem-based lesson using educational technology as well as develop a list of problem-based learning projects for future use.   Deepen your understanding of new and updated instructional models then apply those models to a lesson and try it with your students.  

During this course you will build 

  • A Problem-Based lesson using instructional technology
  • A Revised lesson specifically targeted at blended instruction
  • A list of PBL and Blended-learning projects to use in the future


27 Student Reviews
by Karla S. on February 13, 2018
It was a great course! I learned so much from this class, thank you!!!
by Paige V. on November 10, 2017
I probably should have taken this course first. It seemed to be more of an introduction than an in-depth look at specifics.
by Teresa J. on October 29, 2017
My first one and I loved it., I felt like the topics were very current and extremely relevant to 21st century learners.
by Don G. on October 23, 2017
Great class! I learned so much!
by Diane S. on September 12, 2017
Great Class So many different learning situations. It was great to get caught up in the technology.
by Rachael A. on September 12, 2017
I learned about the terms in a more in-depth but direct manner. I enjoyed the information that was given.
by Doug H. on July 20, 2017
Very helpful. I learned more about different approaches to education and am inspired to incorporate these in my teaching practices.
by Cara T. on July 11, 2017
Great course. Easy to follow and great tutorials to help me understand the content being taught.