Online Teaching Certificate

Our Online Teaching Certificate program prepares teachers in K-12 and Post-Secondary Education to conduct online courses.

The Certificate in Online Teaching (10 credits) provides a sound foundation in distance learning history, instructional design and hands-on development of online courses necessary to prepare effective online teachers.

What You’ll Learn

Course assignments are centered on learning new technology skills and tools; developing individual learning objects, courses and projects; and gaining practical experience in teaching and learning strategies for the online environment.

Courses Required

ED 6120 Critical Issues in Education (2 credits)
ED 6336 Instructional Design (3 credits)
ED 6446 Distance Education: History and Development (3 credits)
ED 6447 Seminar in Teaching Online (2 credit)

This certificate for online teaching is in direct response to a request from the Minnesota Online Alliance, a group of schools and districts offering online courses and programs for K-12 students in Minnesota.

For information concerning the Online Teaching Certificate contact the Department of Professional Education Office:
(218) 755-3734

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