Center for Online Learning

Georgia Southern University

Center for Online Learning

The Center for Online Learning assists faculty with the development and delivery of online course content. Faculty receive technological and pedagogical training, consultation, and ongoing support.
Center for Online Learning

Professional Development Opportunities

Teaching Online Track

The Teaching Online Track prepares faculty to teach & develop online courses.

Quality Matters Track

The Quality Matters Track prepares faculty to review online courses

Teaching Online Certificate

Prerequisite: None

Participants take a six-week online class on online course design and delivery.

Certificate: Participants who complete all work in the course at a satisfactory level receive a Teaching Online Certificate from the COL.

  • Delivery: Online, Moderated
  • Stipend: No
  • Timeline: 6 weeks (offered once per semester)

Learn more about the workshop.

Introduction to Quality Matters

Prerequisite: None

The Introduction to Quality Matters workshop provides participants with an overview of how Quality Matters is used to evaluate the design of their online courses.

Certificate: Participants who complete the workshop receive a certificate of completion from the COL.

  • Delivery: Online, Self-Paced
  • Stipend: No
  • Timeline: 6 – 8 hours

Register for the workshop.

Course Development Program

Prerequisite: Teaching Online Certificate

Each semester the COL accepts proposals from qualified faculty to design an online course under the guidance of the COL. Participants will also choose and complete four technical workshops.

  • Stipend: Up to $2000
  • Timeline: 1 semester

Fall 2016 Cohort is now Open.

QM Course Review Program

Prerequisite: None.

Each semester the COL accepts proposals from departments to nominate an online course for review. The QM Course Review Program requires the participation of four department faculty.

  • Stipend: Varies
  • Timeline: 1 semester

Fall 2016 Cohort is now Open

What Else Can We Do For You?

  • Support academic departments with online program development and quality assurance planning.
  • Help departments create custom Folio templates for online programs.
  • Provide consultation on best practice for online course design and delivery.
Center for Online Learning : : Henderson Library, Suite 1303 : : (912) 478-0049