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Etudes Certification & Online Teaching Process

Faculty who would like to teach online at El Camino College or Compton Center must complete the following two courses:

  • Etudes 101 – Introduction to Etudes
  • ECC Online Teaching Certification – requires completion of the Etudes 101 course prior to enrollment

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Etudes 101 – Introduction to Etudes

Faculty can become Etudes certified by completing this 2-week online training from

Professional Development offers a limited number of reimbursements for completing the Etudes 101 course during the months of February, March, April, July, August, September, October, and November. Faculty requesting reimbursement must do so through a form distributed by the Professional Development office via email at the beginning of each semester. Faculty approved for reimbursement will be sent instructions for registering with and submitting their certificate and receipt of payment.

ECC Online Teaching Certification

ECC Online Teaching Certification is an 8-week online course with one mandatory on-campus orientation meeting at the beginning of the course. This course is offered during the Fall, Spring, and Summer semesters and is enrollable using Professional Development Reporter.

NOTE: Interested faculty must have completed Etudes certification (Etudes 101) prior to the ECC Online Teaching Certification start date.

 Last Published 3/30/15