In 2016, we developed an online, interactive course to provide an integrative understanding of the components of the climate system including the range of natural climate variability and external drivers of climate change, in addition to impacts of a changing climate on multiple sectors such as the economy, policy, ecosystems, and indigenous populations. The course is offered on a first-of-its-kind platform, combining multimedia-rich content with interactive social tools and a broader learning community to create an unparalleled learning environment. Because the course is available freely online, natural resources managers, tribal environmental professionals, students at other universities, and anyone from the general public were able to participate. Concurrent to being open to the public, we offered it as a 3-credit, junior-level course for OU students by incorporating graded papers and a mock United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. We will demonstrate the interactive features of the course, show an example of the multimedia content, and summarize metrics of participant learning and interactions, both for students who take the course for credit and participants in the free course.