Online Teaching Certificate Information

TLDR Jan 2021 - The requirement to have this certificate before teaching online or remote courses has been temporarily suspended. Only requests for Quality Matters: Applying the QM Rubric (APPQMR) and QM Peer Reviewer Course (PRC) are being processed at this time. For more information, please email IDS@gallaudet.edu. Thank you.

Faculty and adjuncts are to be fully certified prior to teaching online or hybrid courses for Gallaudet University. To be certified, faculty and adjuncts need to complete three training courses:

  1. Quality Matters: Applying the QM Rubric (APPQMR)
  2. OLC New to Online: The Essentials Part I
  3. Blackboard Self-Paced Training: eCurriculum course

GU required certifications

Earning this certificate shows that a University instructor can

  • build high-quality, rigorous online and hybrid courses
  • generate impactful and measurable teaching and learning in online environments
  • effectively use the University's Learning Management System (Blackboard)

Are you ready to begin? Read carefully the following information to get started:

  • The Center for Continuing and Online Education (CCOE) coordinates the Gallaudet University Online Teaching Certificate and covers the costs for Quality Matters: Applying the QM Rubric (APPQMR) and OLC New to Online: The Essentials Part I. The Bb eCurriculum is provided by Gallaudet Technology Services at no charge to faculty and adjuncts. Adjuncts need permission of the department chair or program director to take these trainings. Written permission can be emailed to ids@gallaudet.edu
  • Please email ids@gallaudet.edu to inquire about the current process for earning the Gallaudet University Online Teaching Certificate.
  • Upon successful completion of each training course, your certificate of completion needs to be sent to ids@gallaudet.edu. (If you do not complete or do not pass Quality Matters: Applying the QM Rubric (APPQMR) or the OLC New to Online: The Essentials Part I the first time you were registered and you need to retake either or both training courses, you will be expected to cover the costs of training and you will need to register directly with the organization offering these training courses.)

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