This fully online noncredit certificate program prepares you to work as an instructional designer in a changing technology landscape. You’ll learn relevant theories of adult learning, interaction design, and multimedia learning within a practical, authentic framework. You’ll study both traditional and contemporary instructional design models while gaining hands-on experience with real-world design challenges.
By the end of the program, you’ll be invigorated with new ideas for ways to provide interactive experiences online, including at least one portfolio-quality instructional artifact in the form of an eLearning module.
With this certificate, participants will be equipped to:
- describe instructional design models and learning theories and frameworks and be able to apply learning theories and principles in instructional designs.
- evaluate digital technologies and methods for distance learning, including contemporary trends in eLearning design.
- design inclusive, accessible, effective online training experiences that align with business and learning outcomes.
- reimagine existing face-to-face training for fully online delivery.
|Online Certificate Program Overview (60 contact hours)||Schedule|
|Introduction to eLearning||Week 1|
|How Learning Works||Week 2|
|Distance Learning and Adults||Week 3|
|Content Wrangling and Information Design||Week 4|
|Multimedia Learning Theory||Week 5|
|User Experience||Week 6|
|Motivation and Storytelling||Week 7|
|Assessment and Evaluation||Week 8|
|Project Management||Week 9|
|Leadership/Emotional Intelligence||Week 10|
Note: Program participants should register themselves. After you register, we'll email your confirmation along with a username and password to use throughout the program. Registrations are not transferable.