Welcome to the Online Learning Resources website. Feel free to contact facultyonline@american.edu for more information. Read more about the Online Learning group on the CTRL Online Learning Homepage.

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Instructor Training

Beginner Training

Those who have not yet taught an online or hybrid course –but intend to in the near future –are invited to participate in a five-week introductory training class offered three times each year (Summer, Fall, and Spring).

  • Summer 2017 – Wednesdays (5/17-5/24): 10:30am-12pm
  • Fall 2017 – Wednesdays (8/30-9/27): 10:30am-12pm
  • Spring 2018 – Wednesdays (1/31-2/28): 10:30am-12pm

Read more and register for beginner training

Advanced Training

An in-depth advanced training course is offered in winter for instructors who have already completed the introductory course. Participants must have previously taught an online or hybrid class at AU and be planning to teach again.

  • Winter 2017 – Wednesdays (10/18-11/1): 10:30am-12pm

Read more about advanced training


Faculty who have previously completed the Center for Teaching, Research, and Learning’s online instruction course and will be teaching an online or hybrid course this summer are invited to attend this one-day training opportunity.

  • Spring 2017 – Wednesday, 5/18: 10:30am-12:30pm

Read more about just-in-time training

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