Credit Overlay – Professional Development and Continuing Education
Maximizing Educational Opportunities through EOU
Ongoing educational development is critical to the health and productivity of the learning community at Eastern Oregon University. EOU is committed to maximizing the opportunities for students and professionals to acquire the content specialty skills and knowledge needed as they work toward individual professional goals. Credit Overlay is designed to meet students’ specific needs and/or distribute credit for work done through seminars, workshops, special individual studies, professional development activities and/or traditional courses offered in non-traditional modes. Credit Overlay can be for students at all levels: undergraduate and/or graduate.
Steps for requesting Credit Overlay:
1. Submit approval request for Credit Overlay
2. Submit Faculty Vita/Resume for instructors who have not been previously approved.
3. Submit Course Syllabus
4. Following approval, the college staff will contact the instructor and provide the following items:
A. A registration form with the Course Reference Number (CRN) will be sent to the instructor via e-mail
5. Students submit payment and registration to the Registrar’s Office, Inlow Hall 105A, One University Blvd., La Grande, OR 97850. The per credit fee will be listed on the registration form. Payment and registration materials must be received before registration can be completed.
6. Grades are due the Monday after finals week, by noon. Submit grades via Webster or contact the Registrar’s office for support.
Those who wish to offer courses for EOU credit shall meet the minimum qualification of a Master’s degree in the specific subject field where the course is being offered, or a closely related subject area, or hold an equivalent academic credential. Evaluation of this equivalence is at the discretion of the EOU faculty in that subject discipline. The teacher candidate should have prior documented experience teaching the designated course for at least three years at the high school level.
Submit all documents and direct all questions regarding Credit Overlay to: College of Education, firstname.lastname@example.org, 541-962-3772.