Penn Arts & Sciences Online Learning

Welcome to Online Learning

Our team at Online Learning invites you to explore our work and services. We work broadly with departments and faculty within the School of Arts & Sciences at Penn and across the University to support the design, development, assessment and refinement of online and hybrid learning experiences and opportunities. These include:

  • For-credit and non-credit courses for undergraduate, graduate and professional students offered through The College of Arts and Sciences, The College of Professional and Liberal Studies and Penn LPS Online
  • Massive online open courses (MOOCs)
  • Flipped classroom and structured active in-class learning (SAIL) courses
  • Other learning opportunities that leverage digital technologies

This website provides an overview and showcase for our work and also hosts resources for faculty, students and professional staff focused on online learning.

Our team offers a blend of instructional design, pedagogical, project management, multimedia and video production expertise. We are the oldest online learning team at Penn and one of the largest.

Please contact us at any time with questions or inquiries:

Courses and Communities

Online Credit Courses

Online Learning works with faculty and departments across the School of Arts & Sciences and throughout the University to create and support fully online and hybrid credit courses offered in the academic year and during summer sessions. Learn More >

Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs)

Online Learning partners with Penn's Online Learning Initiative to provide instructional design, pedagogical consulting and video production for massive open online courses (MOOCs) taught by Arts & Sciences faculty and offered via Coursera and EdX. Learn More >

Professional Development

Online Learning works with instructors, departments and teams throughout the University to develop customized programming for professionals and organizations. Our offerings can advance individual skills, careers and company performance. Learn More >

"Flipped" Courses

In collaboration with the Center for Teaching and Learning's Structured, Active, In-class Learning (SAIL) program, Online Learning supports faculty teaching both online and on campus in the "flipping" of their classrooms. Learn More >

Online Student Communities

Online Learning hosts and manages Canvas-based communities that provide students with a central location to receive updates from program directors, access important program information, connect with their peers and interact with institutions and resources around Penn. Learn More >

Contact Us

Arts & Sciences Online Learning

University of Pennsylvania
3440 Market Street
Suite 450
Philadelphia, PA 19104