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SKIP DOWNING and his colleagues at On Course Workshops are international consultants in the field of faculty development and student success strategies.  More than 30,000 college and university educators have participated in On Course professional development. Dr. Downing’s popular text, On Course: Strategies for Creating Success in College and in Life (Wadsworth/Cengage Learning), is used at more than 500 colleges and universities, impacting the lives of more than 100,000 students annually.

On Course offers two 3-credit online courses for the University of Wisconsin-Platteville Office of Continuing Education.

  • Strategies for Empowering Students to Become Active, Responsible Learners
    • (pre-requisite: On Course I Workshop) is offered in the Fall term.
  • Designing and Delivering Professional Development Events that Promote Student Success
    • (pre-requisite: On Course II Workshop) is offered in the Spring term.

For information about the prerequisite workshops, go to http://OnCourseWorkshop.com.

If you are interested in taking either of these two courses, contact Skip Downing for prior approval before enrolling.


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Click on the course titles below to view the syllabi or to register.


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