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Online Courses

ACTFL has teamed up with two universities: Weber State University (Ogden, UT) and the University of Maryland University College (UMUC) to offer online courses.

  • Weber State Online Methods Course
    The American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) and Weber State University (Ogden, UT) have developed an Online teaching methods course that reflects state-of-the-art research and practice in foreign language education. This course is offered through WSU Online.
  • UMUC Certificate Program
    University of Maryland University College (UMUC) is pleased to offer ACTFL members a specialized online graduate certificate in Instructional Technology Integration designed for individuals teaching world languages on the K-12 and higher education level. This graduate certificate program is offered as part of the ACTFL-UMUC Education Alliance.

ACTFL and ACL are offering an online, self-study course called Classics in the 21st Century Classroom.  Upon completion teachers may claim continuing education credit by notifying ACL.  The course is divided into five parts and takes an in-depth look at Standards, Communication Modes, Proficiency and Performance, the Partnership for 21st Century Skills, and text-task alignment.  Use your ACTFL Online account to purchase the online course through the ACTFL Online Store. If you don't have an account, register at It's free and you don't need to be an ACTFL member. The online course is accessed on ACTFL's Learning Management System, Sakai LMS, and is located at