Master Sustainable Innovation
in a State-of-the-Art Virtual Classroom
The University of Vermont, in conjunction with the University Alliance, offers you the chance to earn a professional certificate anytime, anywhere – at home, at work, or even while you are traveling. No classroom visits are ever required.
Through state-of-the-art Internet tools, you’ll be immersed in an engaging online learning environment that facilitates interaction between you, fellow students and program instructors. There’s never been an easier, more convenient way to balance your school, work and family responsibilities.
UVM’s Online Learning Technology Keeps You Connected
Vermont’s online classroom is second to none! With dynamic features including online chat rooms, streaming video lectures, faculty-hosted discussion boards and email, you’ll experience rich, real-time interaction other Internet programs can’t match.
Two-way voice over IP, instant messaging and shared virtual whiteboards allow you to interact with fellow classmates and faculty in real time. Discuss weekly assignments or ask questions. It’s just like being in a real classroom, but this one is live on the Internet.
Online Streaming Video Lectures
The classroom comes to you. Watch and learn from instructors and corporate professionals as they deliver lectures and course materials online – when and where it’s convenient for you. If you have requested them through your enrolllment representative, you’ll also receive all video lectures on CD-ROM, so you can still “attend class” even when you’re offline.
New MP4 Video Lectures
Advance your education using the latest technology – and enjoy unparalleled portability – with MP4 video lectures, now available for all of the university’s 100% online programs! Download lectures onto your iPhone, iPod or other video-enabled mobile device and keep up with your coursework at the gym, on the train or anywhere you can safely view video content.
MP3 Audio Lectures
In addition to watching your weekly lectures online or on CD-ROM, you can also listen to them on the go by downloading them to any MP3 player. Catch up on your courses whenever and wherever you like – whether you’re commuting to the office, working out or walking the dog.
Student and Faculty Email
A dedicated email system allows you to communicate and collaborate with your online university professors and fellow students.
Post and answer questions or discuss key topics and online course assignments with your instructors and classmates.
E-Learning Resources Maximize Your Learning Experience
You’ll find a wide variety of support every step of the way – from your initial inquiry to the completion of your online certificate or degree program. Whether you have a question about an assignment, technical support or enrollment, you’ll receive the personal attention and service that maximizes your learning experience.
Online Faculty Support
Virtual classes, email and Internet discussion boards deliver extended interaction with program faculty and classmates, ensuring an engaging and rewarding educational experience. In fact, many students find they are learning, participating and enjoying themselves more in this online program than they ever did in a traditional classroom.
Your Program Representative
To help you achieve your goals, you will be assigned a dedicated program representative. Your representative will help you register for courses and assist you in ordering books and materials. You will develop a close working relationship with your representative and are encouraged to take advantage of the full range of services he or she can provide.
Customer Service and 24/7 IT Support
We are here for you when you need assistance or technical support. Choose the option that’s most convenient for you — phone or email.