Instructors

Constance Yates

 
Constance Yates serves as facilitator of Business Administration for multiple colleges and universities across the United States. She received an MBA with specialization in Health Care Administration from Indiana Wesleyan University, Marion Indiana. Constance adheres to servant leadership approach to learning and ascribes to the belief that all individuals are capable of successful learning outcomes given the appropriate learning environment and support systems. Academic areas of expertise and interest include Human Resource Management, Healthcare consulting, and Six Sigma. Constance resides in the Missouri Ozarks and enjoys fishing the area’s reservoirs in search of the “Big One”. 

Tawanda McLaurin

 
Tawanda McLaurin is a dynamic leader serving in leadership positions in education and as a facilitator of Professional Development and IT courses at the local college. She believes that each individual has what it takes to reach their goals and helps individuals create roadmaps for success.

William A. Draves

William A. Draves is one of the foremost authorities in the world on teaching online. More than 6,000 faculty and teachers have taken this course. He did his graduate work in education, with an emphasis on adult education, from The George Washington University in Washington DC.

Draves has taught for over thirty years, including teaching at the graduate level. His books include "How to Teach Adults," the most popular book ever written on the subject, and "Energizing the Learning Environment."

He has been interviewed by Wired.com, The New York Times, NPR, NBC Nightly News, Washington Post, Virtual University News, Chronicle of Higher Education and other national media.

Draves is author of the book, "Advanced Teaching Online," which is used as the text book for this course. This course is part of the Certified Online Instructor (COI) designation, the most recognized certification for online teaching in higher education.

Course schedule

Leadership Principles

  • Feb 3 – 28
  • Apr 6 – May 1
  • Jun 1 – 26
  • Sep 8 – Oct 2


Developing Your Leadership Skills

  • Mar 2 – 27
  • May 4 – 29
  • Jul 6 – 31
  • Oct 5 – 30


Developing Your Professional Career

  • Apr 6 – May 1
  • Jun 1 – 26
  • Aug 3 – 28
  • Nov 2 – 27