CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi was recently approved as one of the few providers in the state to offer online professional development in the area of Texas Virtual School Network (TxVSN) digital education. By obtaining the TxVSN professional development, all Texas-certified educators will have the opportunity to design and teach courses in the TxVSN network.
“TxVSN will help advance the field of digital learning by providing online courses to students in public school districts and open-enrollment charter schools across Texas,” said Dr. Susan Elwood, Project Leader for the TxVSN initiative at Texas A&M-Corpus Christi.
Courses comprising the TxVSN program are approved by the Texas Education Agency to ensure they meet the state curriculum standards, known as the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS), and the North American Council for Online Learning (iNACOL) national standards of quality for online courses.The Instructional Design and Educational Technology Master of Science program at Texas A&M-Corpus Christi is an approved TxVSN provider of professional development for teachers who are new to online instruction. For more information, go to http://txvsn.tamucc.edu/.