University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign

Human Resource Education

Community College Teaching and Learning Online


Urbana, IL 61801

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Certificate of Professional Development (4 Courses), Ed.M. (8 Courses)

Format: Online

Program Description:

The CCTL Online curriculum is designed to increase the teaching effectiveness of community college faculty and build the instructional leadership of supervisory personnel. This curriculum is focused on the effective design and implementation of quality instruction, contemporary instructional technologies, and other instruction using innovations such as peer-based collaboration and active learning strategies. This sequence of courses will collectively provide participants with a foundation of instructional theories, skills, and practices to support existing professional development efforts in community colleges. The CCTL Online curriculum is a cost-effective model that is accessible to all faculty and instructional leaders in community colleges, irrespective of field of specialization or location. 8 Courses required for the Ed.M.


North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 40,000+

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