This award serves as an incentive to participate in ET@MO’s Online Teaching Foundations Program. Online Teaching Foundations is a program for Mizzou instructors interested in exploring teaching online or building on their previous experience.

Award: $1000 (Up to 15 awards available annually.)

  • Award applied to professional development activities including conference or webinar registration, books, resources, etc.
  • The instructor’s academic unit also will receive $250 upon the instructor’s completion of the ET@MO course.
  • As a recipient, you will be invited to participate in a campus conference or presentation so that you may share the applications of your learning with the campus community.
  • All ET@MO requirements for successful completion of the Online Teaching Foundations Program apply.


Instructors (regular and adjunct) teaching an online (OL) or e-learning (EL) class supported by Mizzou Online are eligible.

How to apply

This is a two-part application.

Part 1: Submit prior to registration for the ET@MO program

  1. Share a summary of what you desire to learn from the program.

Part 2: Submit upon completion of the ET@MO program:

  1. Upload a summary of your take-aways from the program. Provide specific examples of how you will incorporate these in your online class(es).

Note The incentive cannot be applied to participation prior to Spring 2016.

Part 1: Online Teaching Foundations Program Award application
Complete prior to registering for the ET@MO program