EdTech Leaders Online (ETLO) provides several focused professional development courses (fee). Their courses offer assistance to a variety of people involved in any online endeavor. They last from 3-9 weeks, depending on the topic.
- Planning and Implementing Online Courses for Students
- Online Course Design
- Teaching Students in Online Courses
- Teaching Students in Blended Classrooms
- Advanced Online Teaching Skills and Techniques
- Mentoring Virtual School Students
WHRO provides an Online Teaching Methodology course - 60 hours/7 weeks (Graduate credit available through James Madison University) (fee). This course is designed to provide training to those who wish to serve as online instructors or course developers for WHRO Education's Online Student Courses.
PBS TeacherLine offers an Online Facilitator course (fee).
Virtual Virginia provides a 4-week course for Economics and Personal Finance online teachers.
Colleges & Universities
|College/University||Description of post-graduate courses|
|George Mason University/College of Education||Certification in Integration of Online Learning in Schools/16 hours|
|James Madison University/College of Education||Certification in eLearning/12-15 hours|
|Liberty University/College of Education||Graduate Career Certificate in Educational Technology and Online Instruction|
|University of Virginia/Continuing and Professional Studies||Series in 21e Teacher/12 hours /one of the four required classes focuses on online teaching|
|Course which focuses on online teaching skills|
|Old Dominion University||Instructional Design in Technology program/”Foundations of Distance Education,” “Computer-Based Multi-Media Design,” Designing Online Instruction”|
|Shenandoah University||MSED-ET program/”Educational Technology Applications”|
|Virginia Commonwealth University||Curriculum and Instruction-Instructional Technology program/”Designing and Managing eLearning”|
|Virginia Tech||Instructional Design and Technology program /“Distance Education”|
|Virginia Wesleyan||One course (available Spring 2014)|
|William & Mary||“Teaching and Learning Online”|
|Course which includes online teaching skills|
|Emory & Henry||“Technology and Instructional Design”|
|Liberty University||“EDUC 633 Principles of Design and Management in Educational Technology and Online Learning”|
|Radford University||MSED-ET program|
|University of Mary Washington||“Instructional Design in Technology”|
|Virginia Intermont College||“Multi-Media Instruction”|