Continuing Education

Certified Online Instructor (COI) Program

Course Detail

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For those new to teaching online, or those already teaching online. Get the best instruction from the foremost authorities in online learning. Thousands of people have taken this fundamental yet advanced training in teaching online.


From building an online course to improving an online course, from fostering online discussion to encouraging student interaction, from traditional assessment to online tests, the program will give you both the fundamentals of teaching online, as well as the most advanced tips and techniques in the business. Your instructors are authors, speakers and consultants in online learning and teaching.

Course length:  Three one-month courses
Total number of hours:  48
Cost:  $795

**Certified Online Instructor (COI) requires the registrant to take a 40 question exam. The registrant will have their students evaluate one of their online courses, and the Chair of the LERN Faculty Advisory Board will critique one of the registrant’s online courses.