Monthly Archives: May 2012

State Authorization Update

Here is promising news on the pending 2014 requirements to seek and secure state-by-state authorization for distance education:


MVCR Program – Summer 2012 and beyond…

Information from ION and the MVCR program re-posted…

Don’t forget, the Summer 2012 Making the Virtual Classroom a Reality series is accepting registrations. Whether you are pursuing the Master Online Teacher certificate, or just taking a few courses to update or strengthen your professional knowledge/skills, the MVCR series is for you. In fact, if you know anyone who needs to know about MVCR and doesn’t yet, do them a favor and forward this to them. We also have an option of offering Individual Memberships to individuals who are not affiliated with Founding or Global ION member institutions.

We have all the regular MOT-bound courses on the schedule this summer.

Online Learning, Instructional Design, Student Assessment, Encouraging Communication, Technology Tools, and Practicum. We also have Web Design and Supporting Students Online. Go to to register.  Summer term starts on June 4, 2012.

Watch the schedule for our plans for the coming terms at

For more information or answers to your questions, see the FAQ page, call 217.333.4393, toll free 877.775.8345, or write to

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