New partnership, new online focus for student teachers

Capital News Service
LANSING – The University of Detroit Mercy is partnering with the Michigan Virtual University to help UDM education students learn to teach online. Both undergraduate and graduate students can enroll this summer in Advanced Instructional Technology/Teaching in the Virtual Environment. The program, which resembles a student teaching experience, is an introductory course focused on online instruction. Students will help teach a variety of subjects to high school students in virtual classrooms through the Michigan Virtual University. They will shadow online teachers at MVU while attending lecture-style classes at UDM.