Drake University Extension Education in conjunction with the Iowa AEA Professional Development Online Learning System now offers a certificate in Online Teaching Pedagogy. This is a unique opportunity for educators at all levels to obtain the knowledge and skills necessary to become an effective online instructor. The certificate validates that the holder has successfully completed a specific number of required and elective courses that were developed by the Iowa AEA Professional Development Online Learning System as well as others provided by Drake University Extension Education.
In order to receive the certificate, you must take all courses for Drake University Extension Education graduate credit (EDMA). Please contact Chuck Sengstock upon completion of your coursework. He will validate that you have completed the courses and issue your certificate.
The required courses through the Iowa AEA Professional Development Online Learning System are as follows:
Elective courses through Drake University Extension Education and AEA PD Online are as follows (students are required to take two of the four courses listed):
Click on the following link to register for the required courses:
Click on the following link to register for the elective courses:
Introduction to the Online Learner
Online Learning Instructional Design
Online Assessment, Feedback, and Evaluation
Technology for Online Instruction
Action Research in the E-Learning Environment (EDMA 222)
Blended and Synchronous Learning Design (EDMA 223)
Blended Learning (MOLLIE) - Offered through AEA PD Online
Building Online Collaborative Environments (EDMA 224)
The certificate will be issued when the student has successfully completed all of the required courses as well as two electives. The certificate validates completion of the course sequence and/or a concentrated area of study but is not a degree, endorsement or recognized teaching credential.