Join us in being bold and imaginative by teaching your own course at IGI University. Paint a picture of a world people want to live in, and then put your workshop into motion to create that vision. Let your class inspire healing and hope. Learn how below. Submit your course proposal here.
Ready to share your knowledge and experience?
- Complete and submit the proposal form.
- Once accepted, you'll receive a confirmation email.
- Confirm your time slot.
- Begin preparing for your course.
- Further instructions and a course flyer will be emailed to you.
Who can teach?
The IGI motto is: Live, learn, teach. This means that no matter whether you're a new teacher or veteran instructor, if you've dreamed of teaching your own course that can benefit people around the world, you're welcome to join IGI University.
What can you teach?
Can you teach art, poetry, or journaling how-to through demonstrations, or just want to inspire with your story? Think outside the box. As long as you give the audience 3 to 5 bullet points to learn, you can teach as an IGI instructor.
No prior experience necessary
If you have never taught before, use the elements from the proposal form to develop your course. When you're ready to get on the calendar, complete the form and submit. Once your course is accepted, you'll receive a confirmation email with further instructions.
Questions & Answers
QUESTION: Will my course be taught live?
QUESTION: How will I enter the virtual classroom?
ANSWER: You'll receive instructions for how to enter your class via your desktop or laptop. It is quite easy and we'll be there to walk you through it.
QUESTION: Will I need a webcam?
ANSWER: Yes. The course will be live, so a good quality webcam and mic are essential. Most laptops come equipped with internal webcams. If using a desktop computer, you’ll need a webcam that plugs in as a USB, preferably one with a good mic. You can find a good quality one that’s affordable on Amazon.
QUESTION: Is it via Skype?
ANSWER: No, but students will see, hear, and interact with you like they would on Skype.
QUESTION: Will IGI admins be in the live class?
ANSWER: Yes. An IGI admin will be with you to ensure things runs smoothly but your students will see and hear only you.
QUESTION: How do I upload my material such as a PowerPoint or video?
ANSWER: If your PowerPoint presentation is ready now, you can upload it via the link in the proposal form. If not, you can send materials to [email protected] one week prior. We’ll upload it and have it waiting for when you enter the classroom.
QUESTION: When will I be paid?
ANSWER: Within 30 business days after workshop completion. Instructors earn 65% of student fees. IGI keeps 35% to pay for administration costs.
QUESTION: If IGI resells my course as an on-demand video, will I be paid?
ANSWER: Yes. Instructors earn 65% from all video sales.
QUESTION: Can I teach a free course?
QUESTION: Am I responsible for marketing?
ANSWER: IGI University will help market, but you are responsible for marketing your own course.
QUESTION: Can I teach the same course more than once?
ANSWER: Yes. There is no limit to the number of times you can offer the same course as a live class.
QUESTION: Can I teach more than one type?
ANSWER: Yes. You can teach as many different courses as you like but must submit a separate proposal for each.
QUESTION: What if my course is cancelled due to lack of enrollment?
ANSWER: You're welcome to offer your course again at any time.
QUESTION: If I have more questions, who do I contact?
ANSWER: IGI administration at [email protected]
Ready to submit your course proposal? Use this link.
When you teach what you love and share what you know, you open the eyes and heal the soul.
— LYNDA CHELDELIN FELL