Fundamentals of Online Teaching (FoOT) Certificate

When: Jan 9 through Feb 19

Cost: $595

Continuing education units: 3 CEUs (30 hours)

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Questions? Contact Janet Staker Woerner,, 608-890-3038

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This foundational certificate provides a basic overview of the knowledge and skills needed to teach in the online environment.

Key topics:

  • Online Course Models and Principles
  • Characteristics of Online Learners
  • The Role of the Online Instructor
  • Planning Course Content
  • Planning Learning Activities
  • Course Management Strategies

You'll complete a final assignment that challenges you use your new knowledge about online learning to develop an online learning activity and consider key components of an effective online course. If you are new to the field of online education or would like to learn more about teaching online, this is the perfect course for you.

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