Online Learning in the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences


The John A. Dutton e-Education Institute is the learning design unit for the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences. We work in close partnership with the College's five academic departments to design, develop, and manage the College's online certificate and degree programs.

The College of EMS serves as a leader in distance teaching and learning at Penn State. To date, our College boasts 15 online programs and more than 130 online courses. We have been able to extend the reach of a high-quality, rigorous, and research-based Penn State education to more than 5,900 undergraduates and more than 1,250 working adult professionals around the globe.

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Demonstration of Online Courseware

Specific teaching and learning strategies