IFD100 – How to Build and Provide Your Course Online

IFD100 – How to Build and Provide Your Course Online

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This is a two-week course designed to familiarize participants with the mission of the Institute for Discipleship and; the basics of building, planning, and teaching online courses; and the fundamentals of using the Blackboard software. Participants will complete a series of exercises. In the first week, participants will use the software as a student in order to give familiarity with the perspective of “students” in online courses. Participants will also begin to think about a potential course to offer online. Mid-week participants will be given a course site of their own to administer as if building and leading a course. Many participants who come into this How To course with ideas and plans end up developing much of their actual course in the second week. Upon completion of the How To course, participants will be certified to offer their own courses through

One live meeting time is set for the second Tuesday of the session at 10 am Central Time. The session is not mandatory and will be recorded for later viewing for those who cannot attend.

This course is eligible for 1.0 CEU.

Price: $100.00

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Lisa Buffum

Lisa profileLisa is the Director of Online Education for the Institute for Discipleship overseeing the ministries of Lisa completed a Master’s degree in Christian Ministry from Friends University (Wichita, Kansas) in May of 2006.

She is the mother of three children, and her family is very active as lay members at First UMC, Winfield. Lisa teaches IFD100 How to Build and Provide Your Course Online and other courses as needed. She provides technical assistance for instructors and participants for every IFD course.