This Online Teaching and Learning certificate is designed for online instructors in K-12 and higher education settings to master best practices in online instruction. The certificate will support online instructors, independent of a specific learning platform, to use best practices in developing online curriculum and assessment and creating a strong online classroom community. Individuals will master effective use of technology and online communication tools, locating and evaluating appropriate content online, citing resources in accordance with copyright and fair use regulations, and meeting the needs of all learners by incorporating universal design techniques into online course environments.
Although the program is not eligible for Federal Financial Aid, there are some possible outside funding options (i.e. VA, DVR, institutional funding, etc.). For more information go to http://www.cnm.edu/depts/financial-aid.
Career Opportunities in Online Teaching and Learning
This credential demonstrates a high level of certification for K-12 instructors and higher education faculty in an online environment. Online education programs are rapidly expanding and educators with a strong background in online teaching and learning are highly sought by employers in the field of education and training.