Earn Your Online Teaching Certificate this Summer!
The Level 1 and Level 2 Online Teaching Certificate programs will be offered in an asynchronous format this summer. Both new and experienced faculty members who are interested in transitioning to online teaching are encouraged to complete these self-paced courses. To gain access to the course modules, use the links below to register for the Online Teaching Certificate program of interest.
Online Teaching Certificate Level 1
Using the University’s chosen quality assurance rubric as the foundation, the Level 1 Online Teaching Certificate courses cover a wide range of topics, including course design, objectives and alignment, student engagement strategies, accessibility, and ideas for assessment and feedback. The program will be delivered through five engaging, self-paced modules, each including an assignment aligned with the module's learning objective. Feedback and discussion about your course deliverables will be provided through scheduled Teams meetings. Faculty who successfully complete the course content, assignments, and Capstone Project by June 22, 2023 are eligible to receive a Level 1 Certificate.
Online Teaching Certificate Level 2
Prerequisite - a certificate for Online Teaching Level 1
The Level 2 Online Teaching Certificate courses allow you to put Level 1 concepts into practice. This five-module, asynchronous series will walk you through development of an online course of your choosing. Module 1 focuses on building a course shell in Canvas by creating the welcome announcement, faculty information and course information. Module 2 and 3 delve deeper into the pedagogical methods that enhance online learning environments, including the importance of building a well-structured course, Transparency in Learning and Teaching and building interaction into your Canvas shell. Module 4 focuses on creating engaging lectures and utilizing technology to create an instructor presence in your course. The last module will deepen your knowledge of copying content and courses within Canvas. Faculty who successfully complete the course content, assignments, and Capstone Project by July 24, 2023 are eligible to receive a Level 2 Certificate.
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