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Introduction to Teaching Online


Introduction to Online Teaching is a seven day online course. This course is designed to give you an understanding of online course delivery. It is a basic level course and will prepare you to begin to develop an online course or course supplement. The information we are sharing will hopefully help you engage students and organize classroom material in an online course shell so that navigation is intuitive and learning is not hindered but enhanced by the technology.

This course is offered by a State Accredited University and offers State Board Continuing Education credits for Michigan teachers. If you are located in a state other than Michigan, please check to see if your State Board will honor the Continuing Education Credit. The course provider will be happy to provide you with appropriate documentation.

This course is designed for K12 teachers but the concepts and examples will translate for all online course development.


After completing this course, you will:

  • have a good understanding of "what" the online classroom can provide.
  • be familiar with the similarities and differences between online learning and traditional learning.
  • recognize the kinds of learning tools available online.
  • be able to assess your own abilities to teach using technology.
  • be able to use the principles learned in this course to create your own course.


Grading Policies: This course is self-directed and assessments are graded immediately upon completion. Please check your success in the Tools, Gradebook area. Assessments can be re-taken any time during the course. This course allows you to earn 1 SB-CEU which is available to anyone completing the course with a 70% or better passing score.

course quick facts
course code DED4011
cost $69.00
estimated time to
complete course
10 Hours
course materials
7 Days

Krista Heiser educational program development specialists and content experts that has created and taught a number of online course and certification programs that covers topics such as Introduction to Teaching Online.