Online Instruction

CEI offers a range of support for preparing faculty to design rigorous and engaging online learning opportunities. Visit the Online Course and Program Development page for resources and support for academic units and program areas developing online courses and programs. 

For information specific to Fall 2020, please visit Fall Instructional Support.

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Professional Development for Teaching Online

Experiential Instruction

In May 2020, CEI convened a series of systemwide discussions initiated by Executive Vice President & Provost Croson to generate and share creative solutions for doing experiential instruction online. Ideas and effective practices that were generated as well as session recordings are available in the following documents. This YouTube playlist includes recordings for all sessions.

Coursera Content 

All University of Minnesota instructors, students, and staff have access to more than 3,800 open courses and 400 Coursera Specializations at no cost. Register by October 31, 2020; complete by December 31, 2020. This high-quality, electronic curricular material consists of a series of modules with 8-12 minute video segments, readings, assessments, and assignments that can be used to supplement course content. 

Online Course and Program Development

CEI offers a range of resources and support for academic units and program areas developing online courses and programs.