Registrations are now being accepted for the Summer 2023 eFellows Online Teaching Certificate course.  This four-week course is taught fully online in SC State University’s Blackboard system and examines best practices in online pedagogy.  The following topics are covered:

  • An Overview of Online Teaching
  • Active Learning in the Online Classroom
  • Social Presence, Interactivity and Communications
  • Managing Student Issues
  • Teaching Online @ SC State:  Policies, Procedures, Practices

Start Date:  June 5, 2023
End Date:  July 3, 2023

The deadline for registration is COB June 02, 2023.  

Registration Instructions:  Send an email message to to include your name, academic department, SCSU email, and SCSU phone number. The subject line should indicate Summer 2023 eFellows registration. Because this is a summer course, registrants must complete the course participation agreement form (see attachment). Please complete this form electronically and attach it to your registration email. 

Pre-requisite Skills  

Participants should know how to perform the following tasks prior to starting the course:  

•        Log into SC State’s Blackboard system  

•        Read and send email messages  

•        Download and save documents from Blackboard to a local computer  

•        Complete a multiple-choice quiz   

•        Upload files using the Blackboard Assignment Tool  

•        Post comments to the Blackboard Discussion Forum  

IMPORTANT DISCLAIMER:  The eFellows course does not prepare faculty to build an online or hybrid course in Blackboard. eFellows focuses exclusively on best practices in online pedagogy.