Free Online Curriculum and Instruction Courses from Top Universities

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Online curriculum and instruction courses are available at Open University and Utah State University. These free courses will benefit students looking to expand their knowledge of topics such as instructional design, open education and utilization of digital video.
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Free Curriculum and Instruction Courses

Curriculum and instruction courses will help students discover what it takes to create an educational and creatively inspiring classroom environment. These courses are available as text-based lessons, in addition to components of video lectures, a course project, and lecture notes in the form of a PDF.

Utah State University

Utah State University hosts many courses on developing curriculum. Subjects include online resources, instructional design, interactive media, and data visualization theory.

Open University

Open University offers courses on digital video and creativity and community, with regard to classroom curriculum. These courses will cover topics such as cameras, filming, and knowledge-building.

Free Online Curriculum and Instruction Courses At a Glance

Course & School Program Level Format Assignments Quizzes & Exams Downloadable
Advanced Topics in Learning Object Design and Reuse course from Utah State University Unspecified Textbook Yes No Yes
Connecting People with Online Resources course from Utah State University Unspecified Text Yes No Yes
Instructional Games course from Utah State University Unspecified Texts Yes No Yes
Intro to Instructional Design course from Utah State University Unspecified Texts/videos/lecture notes Yes No Yes
Conversation on Instructional Design course from Utah State University Unspecified Video lectures/external reading resources No No Yes
Interactive Multimedia Production course from Utah State University Unspecified Texts/videos Yes No Yes
Introduction to Open Education course from Utah State University Unspecified Text Yes No Yes
Data Visualization Theory and Practice course from Utah State University Unspecified Texts/course project Yes Yes Yes
Teaching Using Digital Video in Secondary Schools course from Open University Intermediate Text Yes No Yes
Creativity, Community and ICT course from Open University Beginner Text Yes No Yes

Popular Schools

  • Online Programs Available
    1. Kaplan University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master: Education (for Practicing Teachers: K-12)
      • Master: Higher Education - College Teaching/Learning
      • Master: Teaching (for Aspiring Teachers: Grades 5-12)
      • Master: Higher Education - College Admin./Leadership
    Bachelor's
      • BS in Early Childhood Administration
  • Online Programs Available
    2. Concordia University Portland

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master of Education - Curriculum & Instruction: Leadership
      • M.S. - Curriculum & Instruction: Methods & Curriculum
      • MEd in Curriculum and Instruction - STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math)
      • M.S. - Curriculum & Instruction: Reading
      • M.S. - Curriculum & Instruction: Environmental Education
      • M.S. - Curriculum & Instruction: ESOL (K-Adult)
  • Online Programs Available
    3. Colorado State University Global

    Program Options

    Master's
      • MS - Teaching and Learning
  • Online Programs Available
    4. Penn Foster High School

    Program Options

    High School Diploma
      • HS Diploma
  • Gainesville, FL

    University of Florida

  • Philadelphia, PA

    University of Pennsylvania

  • Online Programs Available
    7. Purdue University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master of Science in Education in Learning Design and Technology

Featured Schools

The schools and programs listed below are popular educational options, and tuition varies based on program and location

Kaplan University

  • Master: Education (for Practicing Teachers: K-12)
  • Master: Higher Education - College Teaching/Learning
  • BS in Early Childhood Administration

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Concordia University Portland

  • Master of Education - Curriculum & Instruction: Leadership
  • M.S. - Curriculum & Instruction: Methods & Curriculum
  • MEd in Curriculum and Instruction - STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math)

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Colorado State University Global

  • MS - Teaching and Learning

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Penn Foster High School

  • HS Diploma

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Purdue University

  • Master of Science in Education in Learning Design and Technology

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