This six-week foundational certificate will acquaint you with essential concepts, tools, and strategies that enable you to teach more effectively in an online environment. You will complete a final assignment that challenges you to apply what you learned by developing a learning activity plan, which includes key components of an effective online course.
This certificate is designed for nurse educators and other health care professionals who are new to online teaching and need an orientation to teaching in the online environment. It is ideal for anyone starting to design and teach online health care courses and for those who would benefit from a nursing credential demonstrating their accomplishment.
This certificate requires self-paced online pre-conference coursework, attendance at the DT&L Conference (including a 3-hour face-to-face certificate session from 1:15-4:15 pm on August 7), and post-conference coursework which includes the completion of a final project.
THIS CONFERENCE BLENDED CERTIFICATE HAS BEEN CANCELLED. However, we will be offering an ONLINE-ONLY version of this certificate September 25-November 5, 2018.
Estimated total time: 30 hours
Online coursework: September 25-November 5, 2018
Fee: $695 (group discounts available)
Completed certificate includes:
*This continuing nursing education certificate has been approved by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation through the Wisconsin Nurses Association.
This course provided me with the fundamentals of online teaching, which faculty should take before offering an online course to teach students. The pedagogy and learning principles were invaluable to me.
– Jean Boucher, Nurse Faculty, Umass GSN