Graduate Certificate in Higher Education Online Pedagogy

This certificate is available online.

Contact Information
Phone: (217) 206-7516

The purpose of this certificate is to assist higher education faculty who would like to learn how to teach online.  The set of courses will help them learn effective practices for teaching online, build course content, and to design quality assessments for their course.

A passing grade in an EDL course is considered to be B or above. A failing grade is given for work below that level. A maximum of eight hours of C (2.0) grades is applicable to the degree (grades of C- or lower are not accepted), provided that a minimum GPA of 3.0 is reached at time of graduation and an approved Student Petition form is on file in the Office of Records and Registration.

Required Courses

EDL 508 Effective Practices in Online Teaching and Learning 4
or EDL 516 Instructional Design for Technology
EDL 512 Student Assessment for Online Learning 2
EDL 515 Online Teaching and Learning 4
EDL 521 Current and Emerging Technologies in Education 2
Total Hours 12