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Get Certified Online to Teach Online
Earn a professional certificate in online teaching in 5 months, from nationally known leaders in theological instruction.
The Online Teaching and Learning Certificate program is designed for theological instructors or administrators to gain knowledge of and to begin teaching in a virtual environment.
Participants have the ability to discuss theological online best practices and assessment strategies. They will have the opportunity to transition their traditional course and/or have the opportunity to create a new fully online course by program completion.
The Instructors who teach for the certification program are associated with ATS theological schools, have a Doctorate in educational or theological field with deep experience in distance learning. Many have taught with the Wabash Center or in other professional development settings.
Upon completion of the 5 courses and final project the instructor or participant will have the ability to confidently design, develop and teach an online course. The courses are designed to teach components of online course design process. Each of the courses along with the final project will provide a complete learning experience of designing a full course in a LMS environment. Either your environment may be used to demonstrate learning objectives or participants may use our Learning Management System (LMS).
Each course will award 2 CEU's.
Courses are 4 weeks each and will require about 3-6 hours a week to complete. Single courses may be taken individually, if a certificate is not desired.
This program has graduated Instructors, administrators and lay church leadership with a desire to incorporate online pedagogical practices into their unique environment are learning in the OTLC certificate program. Some of our graduates are listed below. Please review the program candidates for online teaching instruction.
2014 Course List
Courses in the certificate will be offered Feb – June fully online on the following dates
NOTE: Students are encouraged to take all of the courses. Single courses may be taken if a certificate is not desired.
Feb. 1 – Feb. 28
COURSE ONE: INTRODUCTION TO THEOLOGICAL ONLINE TEACHING AND LEARNING (TL501)Description
Instructor: Richard NysseBIO
March 3 – March 28
COURSE TWO: INSTRUCTIONAL TEACHING STRATEGIES (TL502)description
Instructor: Johnathan D. Messer, Ph.D. Candidatebio
March 31 – April 25
COURSE THREE: ASSESSMENT AND EVALUATION IN THEOLOGICAL INSTRUCTION (TL503)description
Instructor: Paul Tippeybio
April 28 – May 23
ELECTIVE: BUILDING THEOLOGICAL ONLINE LEARNING COMMUNITIES (TL504)Description
Instructor: Ronald Hannafordbio
May 27 – June 20
ELECTIVE: DEVELOPING ONLINE THEOLOGICAL LEARNING ACTIVITIES (TL505)description
Instructor: Mary Lowebio
Final project must be submitted by July 18
Click the link below to register online