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TECHE: Teaching Essentials for Careers in Higher Education

TECHE videos were produced by Epigeum, one of the leading publishers of online courses for higher education professionals ( The copyrighted material is licensed for use by those who are affiliated with Michigan State University.

The TECHE courses are available on Desire2Learn (

  • Log in on
  • Click on “Self Registration” in the upper right of your home page
  • Select “Teaching Essentials for Careers in Higher Education (Epigeum)”
  • Submit the registration information. The course should now appear on how home page under “TeachingLearning”
  • Once you click on the course, the separate courses should appear under your content browser
  • While you are in any of the courses, the modules for all of the courses appear in the “Content Map” on the left of the page
  • You can also return to full list of course titles on the “course home” page; hit the “home” icon under the Content Browser bar