Graduate Certificate in Multimedia Development


The graduate certificate in Multimedia Development provides students from varied professional backgrounds (e.g., educational, corporate, government, or e-learning settings) with comprehensive and foundational knowledge and skills required to design, develop, and evaluate multimedia materials for instructional purposes. The Certificate, taught completely online, prepares students to apply theories, principles, technologies, and techniques for the development of multimedia materials to be used in their professional settings. Students will have 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 multimedia materials.

Students who complete the Multimedia Development Certificate will:

   Apply foundational instructional design principles to the design, development, and implementation of multimedia materials designed for instructional purposes

   Demonstrate an ability to plan, design, and evaluate multimedia materials designed for instructional purposes

   Demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge of numerous theories, principles, technologies, and techniques that can be applied to the development of multimedia materials for instructional purposes

   Create a portfolio that demonstrates their knowledge, skills, and competency in multimedia development

The courses in the certificate are as follows:

EDUC 6402 - Computers in Ed. and Human Development

EDUC 6405 - Developing Multimedia Materials

EDUC 6406 - Instructional Design

EDUC 6426 - Computer Interface Design for Learning

EDUC 6427 - Advanced Instructional Design

EDUC 6428 - Developing Digital Professional Portfolios


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