Interested in being certified?

Please contact Matt Russell for more information.



April 2013 Recipients

Shelleen Greene: Art & Design

Sonia Khatchadourian: English

Dana Margolis: Hebrew Studies

Jessica E. Moyer: Information Studies

Adam Pacton: English

Cathy Poliak: Business

Majeed A. Rahman: Africology

Angel Stoddard: Center for Early Childhood Professional Development and Leadership

Colleen Stowe: Biomedical Sciences

Renato Umali: Art and Design


University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Certificate in Online and Blended Teaching

Sponsored by the UWM Learning Technology Center and the Office of the Provost


Certification requires the following:

  1. Successful completion of the UWM Faculty Development Program for Online and Blended Course Redesign offered by the LTC. Application for certification can be grandparented to recognize those who have already successfully completed the program. A self-paced fully online version of the program is available for instructors who come to UWM with previous online or blended teaching experience and who wish certification
  2. Creation of a D2L course site which demonstrates pedagogical and technical skills appropriate to the circumstances of the course, e.g., its level, enrolment size, learning objectives
  3. Delivery of an online or a blended credit course at UWM
  4. Peer course evaluation by the LTC staff or by a certified mentor/evaluator
  5. Provision of a brief (2-3 pages) letter of reflection on how the instructor’s pedagogy has changed.
  6.  Allowing your name to be added to the blended-online@uwm.edu user group listserv providing guidance to other faculty
  7. Allowing your syllabus to be offered as a model for other faculty

Instructors may be invited to participate in one or more of the following:
  1. Mentoring at least one other faculty member in her/his transformation and delivery of the course
  2. Showcasing a newly redesigned course at the Online Program Council and/or an Online and Blended Awareness Session
  3. Recording a course demonstration which may be shared with other faculty on the Web
  4. Participating as a presenter and/or facilitator in one future faculty development program
  5. Allowing your D2L course site and/or other course materials to be offered as an example for other faculty

Image of UWM Report article by Provost Rita Cheng.  Click on link to view PDF of report.  See page 5.