Online Courses

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Summer Courses

These online courses, led by Dordt faculty, are held online (based on availability) for incoming freshmen and transfer students.

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Dual Credit Courses

Get a jump start on your college education by enrolling in online, dual credit classes at Dordt University. Dual credit courses allow you to complete college courses while you are in high school in a way that works with your schedule.

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Iowa Coaching Authorization

Anyone planning to coach K-12 school-sponsored athletics in Iowa must be properly certified. For non-teachers this means completing a 55-hour Coaching Authorization course. Dordt University offers the most flexible and comprehensive option for fulfilling this requirement.

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ABA Course Sequence

Prepare for certification as a BCBA. The ABA course sequence at Dordt University is built around the central idea that every person is a beloved image-bearer of God, worthy of an education that helps them use their gifts fully. Students will learn to identify target behaviors, enact plans for improvement, and measure the results to guide future efforts. Those who complete the courses will be equipped to help their students and families thrive.

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Learning Online at Dordt

Dordt uses the Canvas learning management system for online courses, and provides year-round technical support for student access and convenience. All faculty have training in online teaching and online course design and receive online course design consultation from our full-time online support staff. Many courses use synchronous class meeting software such as Zoom or GoToMeeting with different meeting time options for students.

Dordt adheres to best practices in online course design, using industry standards focused on quality course design, clear learning outcomes, effective assessments, active learner interaction, and responsive learner support. All online courses must be approved using these standards by the Director of Online Learning. Dordt does not buy its curriculum from a third party. Dordt is an approved institution by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (SARA).