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OUR MISSION


The mission of the Office of Digital Learning at Teachers College is to support the development of master’s degrees, advanced certificates and non-credit programs online. We recognize that digital teaching and learning is an important part of education for those pursuing graduate degrees and professional development in the fields of education, health, and psychology. We work to support lifelong learners by promoting equity and excellence in digital classrooms. Furthermore, we support faculty by expanding their teaching toolkits with new strategies and techniques backed by research and informed by practice. The Office of Digital Learning honors the historic mission of the College while expanding TC’s reach beyond its physical walls. 

 

WE BELIEVE


Online teaching at Teachers College is

GROUNDED IN TC’S TRADITION OF LEADERSHIP

Prepares the next generation of leaders in education, health, and psychology to strengthen practices for the 21st century

FACULTY-DRIVEN AND LEARNER-CENTERED

Propelled by faculty expertise and interests while meeting learners where they are

RESEARCH-BASED

Incorporates research-based methodologies in the areas of instructional design, multimedia learning, and user experience

PRACTICAL

Informed by practice to ensure that online programs are meeting the needs of TC’s wide spectrum of online learners

INNOVATIVE

Integrates educational technologies and digital media innovatively and purposefully

ACCESSIBLE

Attracts a wide variety of new audiences to the college and strives to make education equitable

WHAT WE DO