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Create an Online Course

UC San Diego offers multiple avenues for creating and sharing online courses. Learn about the different options for creating online courses.

"R" Course

Credit-bearing courses for registered UC San Diego students, or cross-campus students. Instructors work with Instructional Designers to design and deliver high quality, online courses.

Create an "R" Course

Open Course

Courses open to global learners and hosted on either an external online course provided (Coursera or edX), or on UC San Diego Online (Open edX). Open courses typically offer flexible enrollment options and pacing.

Create an Open Course