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Online Teaching Certifications and Courses

There are many benefits and choices when it comes to increasing your knowledge and practical skills in the area of online learning. The selections listed below offer quality instruction and courses delivered in a convenient online format.

Online Learning Consortium (formerly Sloan-C)

  • Mastery Teaching Series
    The Sloan-C certificate in Blended Learning, Mobile Learning, and others provide practical and comprehensive training in all aspects of teaching and course design.
  • Online Teaching Certificate
    The Sloan-C Online Teaching Certificate prepares faculty to teach or improve online courses using the Sloan-C pillars of quality in online education.  A unique feature of the certificate program is that expert mentors work individually with each certificate candidate to accomplish specific goals.

Illinois Online Network logo.Illinois Online Network – Making the Virtual Classroom a Reality (MVCR)

  • Master Online Teacher Certificate
    The Making the Virtual Classroom a Reality (MVCR) series of online faculty development courses is designed to help students and faculty members acquire the skills and knowledge needed to teach and learn online, to help staff and administration support online education, to improve the quality of online education across the globe, and to research the online teaching and learning context.  Several UIS faculty & staff have received the Master Online Teacher Certificate from the Illinois Online Network.
    Note: These courses may be taken for credit through UIS.