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Christine Pruitt and María Villagómez Receive Certificates in Online Teaching & Design


Christine Pruitt, English instructor and learning outcomes coordinator, and María Villagómez, senior dean, language arts, library, social sciences, distance education recently participated in cohort-based professional development in an online environment to master the knowledge of effective universal online course design that meets the learning needs of diverse students.

The 12-week Online Teaching & Design course focused on accessible online course design, including clear course navigation and support for development of a learning community, Through coursework, development of a course in a Canvas, and peer review, Pruitt and Villagómez demonstrated mastery in course design fundamentals aligned to the CVC-OEI Course Design Rubric and applied these skills to create an accessible online course with clear instructions, tutorial materials, and additional resources to meet the needs of diverse students.