Creating Online Learning Experiences An Adams Center Certificate Program for Online Teaching

What you will achieve


By the end of this series, you will be able to:

  • create the building blocks of online teaching, including content, assessment, interaction, and media for a course to be offered online either immediately or sometime in the future;
  • learn and share among peers various modes of teaching online;
  • use common digital tools to create online courses;
  • articulate and apply standards for the evaluation of online courses;
  • earn a certificate for online teaching.

How are you assessed

To earn a certificate, you will need to achieve 80% or above in the total grade, which will be distributed as follows (most of the assignments are related to the development of your own courses):

How are the workshops structured?

The workshops will be divided into eight sessions, with six meetings and two online sessions. For face-to-face meetings we will use a flipped classroom model, by asking you to read and watch before the sessions. When we meet mainly for demonstrations, discussions, and development of your courses.

  • Understanding online instruction
  • Setting up your courses (online)
  • Assessing learning
  • Creating content
  • Facilitating interaction
  • Using media
  • Increasing accessibility
  • Supporting learning (online)

What Materials Will Be Used?

Stavredes, T., & Herder, T. (2014). A guide to online course design: strategies for student success. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, ISBN: 978-1-118-46266-9 Will be provided by the Adams Center

Other materials will be posted in Canvas


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