Teaching & Learning Training Specialist 3 - Theory & Practice In Teacher Education
Regular, Full-time, Market Range 10
Instructor: The primary purpose of the position is to work independently and with faculty, other program instructor(s), and the Tennessee Department of Education to adapt current UT graduate coursework content to develop and deliver media-based asynchronous online learning modules for teachers to gain additional teaching endorsements. Specific responsibilities are outlined below. This position will also include supervision and collaboration with other UT staff and/or students (Graduate Assistants).
This position requires advanced skills in preparing online instruction formats which may include: Powerpoint, video/audio recording/editing, using Canvas, Excel, Google forms, etc.
This position is fully funded by an external grant. This position has a limited duration and will expire at the end of the grant-funded project.
Position responsibilities include:
Adapt current UT graduate coursework content to develop and deliver media-based asynchronous online learning modules for teachers to gain additional teaching endorsements; seek and secure approval for instructional adaptations from the Tennessee Department of Education; design and embed assessment procedures within learning modules; monitor learners' progress; develop and implement procedures for identifying and providing additional learner supports when needed; and use evaluation information to refine learning module content, expectations, and assessments
Work with the Tennessee Department of Education to develop and maintain efficient processes for enrolling, orienting, and communicating with learners. Ensure learners have access to online learning platform; respond to and resolve learners' technology issues.
Develop and implement effective processes for evaluating learner progress and program completion.
Consult with the Tennessee Department of Education to determine goals and expectations for the program; develop and use systems to document learner enrollment, progress, and program completion; gather and summarize data on program effectiveness and develop processes and procedures for program improvement; and prepare and submit annual written program summaries to the Tennessee Department of Education.
Ensure learners have access to required licensure exams near or at program completion; and assist UT Office of Professional Licensure to ensure timely submission of additional endorsement recommendation to the Tennessee Department of Education.
Internal Number: 221111
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