Faculty CertificationFaculty have three options for certification in online teaching at UMKC
Online CourseAnother route to certification for faculty members is to enroll in a 4-week asynchronous online course taught by an instructional designer.
Self-Paced CourseBecome certified on your time with the self-paced course, which requires demonstrating mastery of the core concepts of online teaching.
Online Course CertificationInstructors may request for the UMKC Online Instructional Design team to conduct a review of an online course using the Certification Checklist. Courses meeting each element of the Certification Checklist will be certified for online instruction at UMKC.
Contact an Instructional Designer
Molly Mead, Ph.D.Assistant Vice Provost for Academic Innovation
Nicholas Liddeke, M.A.Instructional Technologist
Jing Zou, M.A.Instructional Technologist
Jennifer Sackhoff, M.A.Instructional Designer
Lauren Mathiott, M.S.Instructional Technologist
Torie Wynn, M.A.Instructional Designer
Blackboard Site Help
The instructional design team can help you develop maintain a course site utilizing best practices.
We’re here for you: to answer your questions, brainstorm a learning object, or find an appropriate activity.
Right Tool at the Right Time
We help you merge a rigorous curriculum with the best of current technology.