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The University of Louisiana at Lafayette Office of Distance Learning reached a milestone this week, surpassing 300 ULearn Certified faculty members.

In order to teach online or hybrid courses at UL Lafayette, faculty members must undergo the ULearn certification process and must hold either the ULearn Certified Online Teacher or ULearn Certified Course Designer designation.

As of May 30, the official number of ULearn certified faculty stands at 306. More than 60 faculty members have been certified during the last year.

Tara Horsley, lead instructor for UL Lafayette's RN to BSN program, discusses course design with Senior Instructional Designer Carey Hamburg.

Faculty are trained in an online format so that they have a better understanding of what it is like to be an online student.


The "ULearn Certified Online Teacher" distinction recognizes faculty who have completed training on current online teaching methodologies, pedagogies, and tools in order to prepare them to deliver quality online and hybrid courses.

The "ULearn Certified Course Designer" distinction recognizes faculty who have completed training to develop and design their own online or hybrid course in accordance with national design standards of quality.