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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.

Sloan consortium logo.Sloan Consortium (Sloan-C)

  • Blended Teaching Certificate
    The Sloan-C certificate in Blended Teaching provides practical and comprehensive training in all aspects of course redesign via synchronous and asynchronous communications.
  • 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 and staff have earned the Master Online Teaching Certificate through the Illinois Online Network.
    Note: These courses may be taken for credit through UIS.

NCLC logo.New Century Learning Consortium (NCLC)

  • Certificate in Emerging Technologies and Practices in Online Teaching
    Earn your Certificate by participating in four in-depth discussions on NCLC faculty-led presentations. The certificate program is an opportunity for faculty to enhance their teaching skills and expertise through participation in monthly workshops offered by NCLC member institutions.
    Free for UIS employees.