Graduate Certificate in E-Learning


The graduate certificate in E-Learning provides those who desire to deliver learning materials at a distance with the foundational knowledge and skills required to design, develop and implement effective materials for e-learning. The ideal candidates for this certificate will be those who are already involved in distance education or who have the desire to become involved in distance learning. Potential students might be current instructors teaching at a distance or those who would like to develop those skills. They will learn the skills necessary to be successful E-Teachers and E-Learners. The skills they will learn range from how to design effective instruction for a distance learning environment to how to evaluate critical issues in distance education to how to develop multimedia distance education materials. The Certificate prepares students to apply the theories, principles, models, tools, and techniques associated with E-Learning in diverse organizational settings. Throughout this completely online certificate program students will have numerous opportunities to integrate their professional experiences into their learning, apply their course assignments to their current professional activities, and actively engage with other professionals in the development of these proficiencies.

Students who complete the E-Learning Certificate will:

   Demonstrate an ability to evaluate the effective use and implementation of E-learning materials

   Demonstrate an ability to effectively design, develop and implement successful E-learning materials

   Apply foundational E-learning principles & theories to learning activities in their work place

   Demonstrate their capacity to successfully design, develop and implement E-learning materials

The courses in the certificate are as follows:

EDUC 6401 - Applying Educational Media and Technology

EDUC 6405 - Developing Multimedia Materials

EDUC 6406 - Instructional Design

EDUC 6421 - Critical Issues in Distance Education

EDUC 6424 - Learning Technologies and Organizations

EDUC 6426 - Computer Interface Design for Learning


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The Educational Technology Leadership Program's
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Educational Technology Leadership Program
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