Pennsylvania Online Instruction Letter of Endorsement
The Online Instruction Letter of Endorsement is a 12-credit program designed to teach
best practices in instructional design, effective online communication, and assessment,
promoting social and ethical responsibility in online and blended classrooms.
The Online Instruction Letter of Endorsement is approved by the Pennsylvania Department of Education. The endorsement consists of 12 credits culminating including 20 hours of field experience. Candidates must hold a valid Pennsylvania Instructional I or II teaching certificate.
The requirements for this 12-credit endorsement are:
- ED 521 Using Technology for Assessment (3 credits) (Wilkes)
- ED 5030 Instructional Design for Online Educators™ (3 credits) (PLS 3rd Learning)
- ED 5031 Facilitating Online Learning Communities™ (3 credits) (PLS 3rd Learning)
- ED 5032 Online Teaching for Pennsylvania Educators (3 credits; 20 hours field experience) (Wilkes; prerequisite- ED-521, ED-5030, ED-5031)