Online Instruction

Online 12 credits * 8 months
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Program Highlights & Benefits

Online, cohort format

8 month completion time

12 credits

Advance education and professional development in Education Technology field


Professional educators seeking an Online Instruction Endorsement.

What You Learn

Courses are designed to address the specific set of issues, knowledge and competencies that are relevant to teaching and learning in an online environment.

How You Learn

Online Format: This is an online cohort program. No face-to-face class meetings are required, but students will be engaged in an active and engaging online classroom environment that includes assignments, materials, discussion threads, assessments and/or group activities done electronically. The program is comprised of 12 credit hours. Students must maintain a 3.0 grade point average throughout the course of study to be able to continue in the program. You will finish one 3-credit course every 8 weeks. Following this schedule, you will complete the program in 8 months.

Career Outcomes

Candidates will be able to successfully implement online instruction and become familiar, or strengthen their familiarity, with instructional technology tools to accomplish the curricular goals in online courses.

Degree Requirements

EDUC 579Learning Technologies for Educators3
EDUC 504Instructional Methods for Digital Teaching and Learning3
EDUC 534Online Teaching: Design and Delivery3
EDUC 603Field work in K-12 Schools in Learning, Design, and Technology3
 Total Credit Hours:12
Please Note:

Graduation requirements for the Online Instruction Endorsement program include:

  1. Successfully completing 4 required courses in the program with a GPA of 3.0 or higher, and no grade in any course lower than a C

  2. Completing a capstone field experience course that appropriately synthesizes and applies program instruction in a real world context. Candidates will work with program advisors to secure a K-12 school partner for this experience. The experience can be tailored and differentiated to match the candidates’ professional goals related to their desired role(s) within a K-12 system. The field experience will contain adequate rigor that both demonstrates practical application of coursework as well as provide new opportunities for professional growth.