Course Description


Develop your blended and online teaching skills through an interactive and interdisciplinary online learning experience. Learn about the foundations of online learning pedagogy, develop course design skills, and enhance your capacity to design and facilitate high-quality blended and online learning experiences.

This badge is part of the Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Scholars Certificates in University Teaching and Learning programme. 

Participants who register for the badge will be automatically enrolled in the Certificate.

Learning Outcomes

  • Articulate pedagogical and practical considerations for blended and online learning course design,
  • Identify and select learning technologies that promote student engagement and meaningful interactions in a blended or online learning environment,
  • Apply key theories and practices to blended and online learning courses in a postsecondary context,
  • Design blended and online learning experiences that improve the accessibility of online learning and promote student autonomy, and
  • Integrate reflective practices into blended and online learning and teaching.


This badge will be delivered over a course of 6 weeks. Modules will be delivered in a blended format, through synchronous and asynchronous sessions. There will be five scheduled synchronous sessions (60 minutes). Participants are required to complete all learning artefacts and capstone to be eligible for the badge.

Registration Information

  • This badge is open and free-of-cost to all current graduate students and postdoctoral scholars with the University of Calgary
  • For recent graduates: If you began work on your Certificate prior to completing your graduate studies at the University of Calgary, you may take up to one year after your graduation to complete your Certificate
  • This badge is not accepting the registration of external participants i.e. individuals not affiliated with the University of Calgary

Please note: Registration will close within 1 week of the course start date. Participants will be contacted with relevant course information via email – as well as enrolled on D2L – on the day the badge begins.


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