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Blended and Online Learning and Teaching (BOLT), Specialized Study

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Dr. Dina Vyortkina
(850) 644-9623

Learn more from the
Blended and Online Learning and Teaching (BOLT) web site.

Please note: The BOLT program courses are not being offered for the 2018-2019 academic year.

BOLT is a fully online program for graduate and selected undergraduate students that answers the Obama administration's call to improve digital learning in elementary and secondary education. Four fully online courses provide current and future teachers, administrators, and school counselors with advanced knowledge, skills, and competencies that are necessary for effective K-12 e-learning and e-teaching. Growing trends in online and blended education, ever-changing technologies, and new innovative and engaging instructional strategies for modern learners require educators to have new knowledge and skills. America's education system is transforming rapidly, so be one of the first to become a successful online teacher!


Accredited regionally through the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

Method of Delivery


Time or Location Requirements

Asynchronous courses with occasional synchronous videoconferences and guest speaker presentations.

Time to Completion

If a student takes EDG5073 and EDG5074 in summer, EDG 5075 in fall, and EDG5076 in spring it will take 3 semesters. Cohorts start every summer semester


K-12 educators and administrators who successfully complete BOLT courses will be able to design, develop, deliver, and evaluate online and blended instruction effectively.


The cost of this program is equal to tuition and fees for the Academic Year 2018-19 as stated on the Student Business Services website, plus a per credit hour distance learning fee (fees vary by course). Contact the department for more specific fee information relative to student status and location.

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