Transition to Quality Online Education in Three Months

This certification course will give you a comprehensive overview of how to design and implement effective online learning experiences.

About This Course

Estimated Length: 22 hours
Access Time: 365 days
HRCI Credits: 22
CEU Credits: 22
Cost: $320 (Multi-seat discounts available)

Who should take this course?

This certification course will be valuable to any higher education professional responsible for the creation, overview, or design of online learning content, in particular, faculty, staff, and administrators.


What does the course cover?

This is a comprehensive certification suite that consists of five individual courses (see five courses at the bottom of this page).

In this course, you will learn how to create effective online learning courses and simulations by focusing on the major models, tools, and techniques in creating and delivering online learning.

This course reviews the fundamentals of general learning theory and how it can be applied, in practice, to online design and instruction. It also provides a brief survey of the technology employed in online learning, best practices for teaching online, strategies for integrating narrative learning into an educational curriculum, and the basics of developing accessible online learning.



How will I learn?

This is a self-paced course which will take about 22 hours to complete. This online course is mobile friendly, and you will learn via:

  • Interactive exercises
  • Self-assessments
  • Games and flashcards
  • Real-world case studies
  • Selected readings
    • Note: you will not be required to purchase additional materials to complete this course.

You will also have access to the “Ask the Expert” feature, which submits your questions directly to an expert in the field you are studying. Questions are answered as quickly as possible and usually within 24 hours.

What will I earn from the course?

After completion of this course, you will have earned 2 HRCI credits and 0.2 CEU credits, and will be awarded with a badge.

Learners must achieve an average test score of at least 70% to meet the minimum successful completion requirement and qualify to receive IACET CEUs. Learners will have three attempts at all graded assessments.

Refund Policy

You may request a refund up to 5 days from the purchase date. The registration fee will only be refunded if less than 10% of each course in the certificate has been completed. Completion percentage can be viewed on the Course Progress page from within the course.

Introduction to Online Learning

An excellent primer on the fundamental models, tools, and techniques for creating and delivering online learning.

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Narrative Learning

Examine how narrative case studies and role-playing can facilitate “learning by doing” in the online space.

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Online Learning Accessibility

Measure your institution’s ability to accommodate students with disabilities that may be magnified by learning online.

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Teaching Online

Faculty can still deliver quality lessons and assist struggling learners in an online setting. Here’s how.

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The Technology of Online Learning

Online instruction brings with it a specialized vocabulary. Consider this your invaluable glossary to these terms.

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