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Multimodal Learning

Master Online Mentorship Certification

The Office of Multimodal Learning offers faculty the opportunity to earn a Master Online Mentorship certification that may be used as evidence of professional development and teaching effectiveness for a performance review (subject to Chair and Dean approval). 

Faculty who are accepted into the program and complete all of the following requirements for certification will receive a $2,500 stipend:



  • Faculty pursuing the Master Online Mentorship Certification must have completed all the requirements for the Master Online Teacher Certification (MOTC).
  • Faculty must be teaching at least two online course during the academic year they are pursuing certification. 

General Requirements
Note: These can be customized to meet faculty interest and specialization

  • Complete the Master Online Mentor asynchronous course
    • The course provides a refresher on planning, design & development and implementation with active teaching strategies for online learning and universal design for learning. The course houses resource guides for mentor to use throughout the process.
  • Individual Mentorship
    • Connect with CWU Mentee
    • Develop plan of action for online course development
    • Schedule mentor check-ins and utilize resource documents as benchmarks
    • Complete online course review of newly developed course
  • Group Mentorship
    • Develop workshop with online teaching focus
    • Facilitate workshop 3x per term
    • Create on-demand version of workshop
    • Participate as a MML Liason to a department
  • Online Course Reviews
    • Complete three online course reviews on behalf of MML in an academic year (i.e. across Fall, Winter, Spring quarters) generally taking 6-12 hours of dedicated time per course and coordinating feedback with peer instructor
  • Continuing Development
    • In the year following completion of the Mentorship Certification, act as an MML-sponsored mentor for your academic department assisting with course development, review, and learning tool implementation and pilots.
    • Faculty who have completed the aforementioned requirements will be invited to complete additional peer course reviews on behalf of MML at an additional reward of $300 per course reviewed.


Priority deadline for the first cohort is June 3rd, 2022.  

To apply you will need:

Questions please contact Forrest Hollingsworth, or Delayna Breckon

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