Designing Online Extension Programs

Location: Desire to Learn

Audience: MSU Extension employees who develop online educational materials.

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Have you thought about developing an online or blended course for your program? Register for this self-paced, 4-session online training to get started on the right path! Throughout the course, you will learn best practices for creating an engaging experience for your audience.

Course Topics

Course design, learning objectives, communication, accessibility, assessments, instructional strategies, implementation

Related Core CompetenciesEducational Delivery and Technology Adoption


Each of the self-paced courses below are estimated to take 3-4 hours. Click on each of the links below to register (you need to register for each course). The courses do build upon each other so it is suggested to take them in order.



Course Instructor

Gwyn Shelle | | 517-432-5131
Instructional Technology Specialist
Michigan State University Extension