About this Program
E-learning has gone mainstream. The impact of technology on learning and training in the last few decades has been enormous at traditional educational institutions, large companies and small businesses alike. The resulting changes are accelerating as the spread of high-speed internet access and powerful tech devices create a high demand for experienced professionals in this field.
In this four-course certificate program, you’ll get a complete immersion in the art and science of e-learning and instructional design. We’ll cover the essentials of e-learning and the tools and techniques for developing and managing courses and programs. You’ll explore different ways to assess program quality and effectiveness. It all comes together in a final special project that you can add to your professional portfolio.
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Instructor Insights: E-Learning Instructional Design DESIGNED FOR
Professionals who work with e-learning content and those in education and training roles who want to enter the field.
Instructors for the Certificate in E-Learning Instructional Design explain how the program can help students forge a successful career in this growing field.
Play WHAT YOU’LL LEARN
Methods for selecting the appropriate technology and course structure
How to evaluate delivery formats for cost and efficiency, and troubleshoot scheduling, budgeting and planning challenges
Standard and emerging tools and technologies for creating, delivering and accessing course materials
How to repurpose existing materials for interactivity and online delivery
Key concepts for quantitative and qualitative evaluation and assessment
GET HANDS-ON EXPERIENCE
You’ll produce your own e-learning curriculum or training module and give an online presentation of your work.
APPLY FOR A SCHOLARSHIP
You may be eligible to apply for a UW Certificate Scholarship or Rotary Scholarship to cover most of the costs of this program. Scholarships are awarded based on financial need and the potential of the program to positively impact your career. For more information, see the
Alumni working in field
Amazon, University of Washington, Pearson, Boeing, various educational institutions
Projected job growth for training and development specialists in Washington state (2018-28)
Average salary for training and development specialists in Washington state (2020)
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