Online Courses in Understanding by Design®

 Grant Wiggins

Authentic Education online education offers interactive, multimedia, self-paced courses for teachers and educational leaders. Created and taught by Grant Wiggins, co-author of Understanding by Design®, each module, in each course, contains:

  • an audio overview of the module
  • video commentary by Grant Wiggins and detailed text on all key design issues and concepts
  • detailed text and an in-depth talk, with slides, on each design element
  • downloadable exercises and readings
  • self-tests of the key concepts, with immediate feedback
  • access to a journal, a blogging space, and a group discussion board

We are currently offering online courses in Introductory UbD™, Comprehensive UbD™, and two focus courses on Essential Questions and Rubrics & Criteria.

In addition, we often maintain project courses for ongoing projects we are involved in (such as the New Jersey High School Redesign Consortium).

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Getting started is easy and free! Just head over to the site ( ) and create a new account.

After you log in, you'll see the list of available courses. Click on the title of a course to enroll.

Don't have time for all that?

Want us to do it all for you? Use our easy order form and send us a list of participants for each course. We'll set up all the accounts and email each participant his or her login information. The order form accepts payment by credit card, purchase order, or check.

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