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Learn to teach online

Fast, flexible and focused professional development in online education

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In as little as six hours, you can improve your online teaching and technology skills. We offer classes, badges and certificates that fit your busy schedule, all backed by the reputation of the University of Wisconsin–Madison.

Work with our expert instructors and designers to get skills you can use right away at your college, university, school, company or military unit. Custom programming is available.

Build your skills in:

  • Online education fundamentals
  • Adult learning theory
  • Effective online teaching
  • Instructional design
  • Distance education administration
  • Systems, ethical and legal principles
  • Assessment of student learning
  • Developing social presence
  • And more!

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“I highly recommend Fundamentals of Online Teaching. The instructor created a welcoming presence and encouraged participants to experiment with new technology and resources to achieve their goals. I am inspired to implement these new ideas in the course I am building.”

–Bev Gillen, Work-Life Consultant/Parent Educator, Partners in Parenting Consulting LLC