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Online Learning and Teaching

Program: Online Learning and Teaching

Degree Level: Certificate

Delivered by: World Wide Web

Percent of program offered at a distance: 100%

Dr. Drew Tiene

Lifespan Development & Educational Services
405 White Hall
P.O. Box 5190 
Program Description:
The purpose of the certificate program in Online Learning and Teaching is to provide current and potential online educators with a strong foundation in how to design and teach online courses.  Specific goals are: 
  • Students will explain the place of online learning in the context of distance education in general
  • Students will choose and use a variety of Internet resources and software and integrate them effectively into education
  • Students will design effective online courses
  • Students will teach online courses effectively using such technologies as learning management systems, many computer-mediated communications options, and other technologies
  • Students will describe existing research in online learning and teaching and use it in designing and teaching online courses

Admission/Prerequisite Requirements:

  • A completed application form
  • Statement of the student's goals in the program
  • An undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0

Course Requirements:

Total of 15 hours.  

NOTE: Courses with ehhslogo may be available online. 

ITEC 67436  Distance Education   3 hrs. ehhslogo
ITEC 67438  Instructional Applications of the Internet 3 hrs. ehhslogo
ITEC 67442 Designing Online Courses 3 hrs. ehhslogo
ITEC 67444 Teaching Online Courses 3 hrs. ehhslogo
ITEC 67449 Research in Online Learning and Teaching 3 hrs. ehhslogo