Powerful Learning Practice (PLP) has partnered with The University of North Dakota (UND) to offer graduate professional development credit for our self-paced courses, instructor led courses and blended learning experiences. Please read the information below for details on how to receive this credit.

What credits are available?

Instructor Led:

  • Connected Coaching: 3 credits
  • Effective Leadership in the 21st Century: 3 credits
  • The Connected Learner Experience: 4 credits
  • The Connected Learner Experience (part 2): 4 credits
  • Instant Impact: 4 credits
  • Instant Impact (part 2): 4 credits

Self-paced Mixed Bundles:

  • Google App Series (take the Google Docs, Forms, Sheets, Sites and Slides self-paced courses): 3 credits 
  • 21st Century Learning Series (take the Makerspaces 101, Twitter for the Connected Classroom, Digital Citizenship, PBL: Project, Passion and Problem-Based Learning, Flipped Learning for the Connected Classroom, Future-Proofing Students Living in Poverty, 21st Century Learning through the 4 Cs , Make and Take Lesson Plans, Connected from the Start , and The Compassionate Male Educator self-paced courses): 1 credit for any 4 courses or 3 credits for all courses
  • 21st Digital Constructor. Pick and choose which activities with PLP you want to participate in throughout the year (PLP community discussions, twitter chats, micro courses, workshops, etc.). 1-3 credits

How much does the graduate credit cost?

  • PLP 1 credit eCourses = $80 for UND graduate professional development credit
  • PLP 2 credit eCourses = $135 for UND graduate professional development credit
  • PLP 3 credit eCourses = $190 for UND graduate professional development credit
  • PLP 4 credit eCourses = $245 for UND graduate professional development credit

What are my payment options for the credit?

1. Online (credit card)
2. Mail Check to UND Mailing a Check (Third Party or Company check accepted)

  • When mailing a check to UND, do so immediately after going online to register.
  • Payment must be received within two weeks from the time you submit your online credit registration, or your credit registration will be canceled.

How do I get a transcript?

  • You will receive an email confirmation of your course completion and instructions for ordering transcripts after UND receives the grade report from the instructor.
  • It takes approximately 3-4 weeks from your end of course date for grades to be posted on transcripts, provided registrations and grades are received according to posted due dates.

Do I have to apply to UND to receive credit for my course?


Is UND accredited?

The University of North Dakota as a whole is fully accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools. Please visit  http://und.edu/discover/why-und/accreditation.cfm for more information.

Can this course be used towards my Graduate Degree or Certificate Program:

If you are completing a graduate degree or certificate program, please check with your individual university about the acceptance of this course within your program of study.

How do I register for the credit?

  1. Register and pay for your course(s) with PLP.
  2. Use the course registration link(s) posted inside the self-paced and instructor led online course spaces OR complete the form below for blended learning experiences.

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    Christen Dodd

    Christen is a Connected Learning Specialist for PLP. After earning her MEd. in Curriculum and Instruction at the University of Virginia, she began her career as a K-5 Computer Resource Teacher. She enjoyed collaborating with staff and creating technology lessons that engaged students, but caught “the bug” for presenting to educators on a national level. For eleven years, Christen trained educators both face-to-face and virtually with Verizon Thinkfinity. She also served as their Distance Learning Coordinator and Vice President of Professional Development. Christen has enjoyed working with Powerful Learning Practice since 2011 and continuing her work with educators, parents and students alike. Currently, she is also an instructional technology specialist at her children's JK-8 Catholic school.

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