K-12 Online Teaching


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This award is not eligible for Financial Aid

The Academic Certificate (AC) in K-12 Online Teaching is designed to provide K-12 teachers with a foundation for teaching online classes. Students will review online discipline issues, parental involvement and communication, and legal issues. Courses are also designed to prepare students to design and facilitate the online classroom experience. Courses may lead to Arizona Department of Education endorsement.


Field of Interest
Degree Type
Academic Certificate (AC)
Academic Plan
K-12 Online Teaching (CER)
Academic Plan Code
Total credits required
Effective Term
Summer 2010
Admissions criteria

Must hold a provisional or standard elementary, or secondary, or special education teaching certificate.


This program is not eligible for Title IV Federal Financial Aid.
Students must earn a grade of C or better in all courses within the program.

What You'll Learn
  • Summarize online discipline issues. (ELN105, ELN106, ELN112, ELN113)
  • Evaluate strategies for involving parents in K-12 eLearning. (ELN107)
  • Describe parent-teacher communication issues in eLearning. (ELN107)
  • Review law and public policy related to compliance, student advocacy, and parental rights. (ELN107, ELN108)
  • Explain legal issues and regulations regarding online classrooms. (ELN108)
  • Describe phases of eLearning. (ELN109)
  • Summarize engagement strategies for K-12 eLearning students. (ELN109)
  • Explain copyright and intellectual property issues in eLearning. (ELN112, ELN113)
  • Create an online syllabus. (ELN112, ELN113)
  • Design online classroom activities. (ELN109, ELN112, ELN113)
  • Assess online activities. (ELN112, ELN113)
Required courses
Course #Course TitleCredits
ELN105Classroom Management in K-12 eLearning (3) OR
ELN106Discipline and Behavior in K-12 eLearning (3)3
ELN107Parent Communication and Involvement in K-12 eLearning3
ELN108Legal Issues in K-12 eLearning3
ELN109Engaging K-12 eLearners3
ELN112Methods of Building and Facilitating eLearning: 9-123
ELN113Methods of Building and Facilitating eLearning: K-83

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