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EPIC 30 Online Teaching Certificate
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Based on 10 student surveys.
Available Classes
    Section Location Begin Date End Date Instructor Price Seats Available/Total Seats
277967 Online 06/07/2023 08/09/2023 K. Surber $300.00 6/10
Description Course Outline Requirements Intended Audience More Details
Intended Audience
Online Education and Training
This 30-hour professional development training concentrates on online pedagogy and universal design for learning (UDL) principles. Courses cover best practices in course navigation and design, online communication and collaboration, online assessments, UDL, pedagogy, andragogy, accessibility, and LMS skills training. The certification culminates with a capstone course that requires mastery-level demonstration of design and delivery skills described in the EPIC Quality eLearning Standard.
Course Objectives
  1. be able to identify, describe, and explain core accessibility concepts and create ,basic accessible documents, presentations, and multimedia, and identify resources to facilitate the creation of accessible course content.
  2. be able explain the principles of Universal Design for Learning Theory (UDL).
  3. be able to recognize the benefits of a standardized course menu and identify how to customize the course menu and course themes.
  4. be able to add course content and manage and organize files in the LMS.
  5. create and manage announcements, create forums and manage discussions, send emails and messages to students within a course, and create groups with collaboration tools.
  6. be able to create, manage, and grade assignments and tests.
  7. organize and manage the an LMS Grade Center at the introductory level, including, recording student grades, weighting grades, running grade reports, and using the various tools available
  8. identify and explain best practices and strategies in online communication and collaboration, and produce a communicative activity that fosters student engagement.
  9. explain the principles of creating and administering effective assessments in online courses, creating measurable student learning outcomes, and aligning student learning outcomes with lesson objectives, and produce a sample assessment for an online course.
  10. be able to demonstrate the ability to develop quality online courses that meet quality standards for online courses.
Outline of Instruction
  1. Introduction to Accessibility
  2. Introduction to Universal Design for Learning
  3. Learning Management System (LMS) Skills Training:
    • Course Structure and Navigation
    • Managing Instructional Content
    • Communication Tools
    • Managing Assignments and Tests
    • Managing the Grade Center and Student Grading
  4. Best Practices in Course Navigation and Design
  5. Best Practices in Online Communication & Collaboration
  6. Best Practices in Online Assessments
  7. Capstone
Contact Hours
Industry Standard, State, or National Certification
CE to CU Articulation
Text and Supplies Needed
Clinical Site/Special Facilities
Online access to Blackboard
Requirements for Successful Completion of this Course
  1. Attendance 100%
  2. Participation
  3. 85% Content assessment score
Accreditation/Special Approval Requirements
Intended Audience
Online Education and Training
Specific Industry or Business Support Needs
Instructor, Teacher, Educator, Trainer
Industry or Job Titles Related to training Outcomes for Employment
Related Courses
Course Contact Information
Community & Career Education Staff