UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

Online Learning for Educators

Build your professional development plan under PI 34 with courses that are aligned with Wisconsin Educator Standards.

Conveniently delivered and always available, this selection of one-credit, online, graduate courses make it easier for educators to get the professional development they need.

Classes are developed and taught by experienced teachers, faculty and administrators and are offered throughout the year. Each class may be completed in just seven weeks.

Who Should Enroll

  • All teachers seeking recertification credits
  • Busy professionals who don’t have the opportunity to come to campus
  • Students who want to explore a new method of learning
  • Parents, childcare professionals, youth and community directors and other professionals who work in alternative educational settings

Key Features

  • Courses will never be canceled; there is no minimum enrollment number required
  • All students pay the in-state tuition regardless of where they live, see Student Billing for current rate
  • All course work is asynchronous, so you don't have to log on at a specific time to participate
  • Practical and timely topics that can be immediately applied in the workplace
  • All instructors are trained in adult education

The UWRF Teacher Education Department is approved by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instructionlink and is a National Education Associationlink (NEA) Exemplary Teacher Education Program.

Classes Offered and Schedule

Courses are offered in seven-week sessions throughout the year.  

  • Fall 2014: October 6 - November 21, 2014
  • Spring 2015: February 2 - March 120, 2015
  • Summer 2015: To be determined

For course descriptions and schedule, select the catalog number.

TED 551 Native Americans in Wisconsin, 1 credit
TED 552 Introduction to Conflict Resolution, 1 credit
TED 553 Environmental Education, 1 credit
TED 665:21 Assessment of Student Performance: Goals and Methods, 1 credit
TED 695:28 Cognitive Therapy, Motivation and Self Esteem, 1 credit

Tuition Fee

For the 2014-2015 academic year, tuition rate for each class is $$69.47. Students in this program are not eligible for financial aid

Admissions Requirements and Process

Students must have a bachelor’s degree but teaching certification or licensure is not required.

Participants need to be admitted as a UW-River Falls graduate student before registering for classes. See Taking Classes for Credit for application instructions and requirements.

Once you've been admitted for graduate study, you will receive instructions on how to register online.