Designing E-Learning Environments


Course Details

  • Location: Online
  • Duration: 7 weeks
  • Times: Flexible
  • Cost : $1,168

This course is part of a certificate program. You can also take it without enrolling in the program.

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About this Course

This first course in the E-Learning Design & Development certificate program explores the essential elements of design for e-learning environments. Identify the best approaches for designing the e-learning environment for your practicum project.


  • Selecting appropriate technology and course structure to achieve learning goals
  • Using current learning and instructional concepts to organize distance learning units
  • Setting instructional objectives and matching them to instructional approaches
  • Providing interaction in web-based and online environments
  • Ensuring that students are motivated and that they have the skills needed to function in a distance learning setting


Program Overview

We offer this program in two formats: a regular version consisting of four courses over three quarters, and an intensive version consisting of four courses over two quarters.

Learning Format

Online, Group-Paced

Start and finish your course with the same group of students, with frequent opportunities to interact with your instructors and classmates along the way. This course is 100 percent online, with set due dates for assignments but no class meetings. Learn More »

Course Sessions

Online, Group-Paced

This course is offered 100 percent online and runs from January 8, 2018, to February 25, 2018.


Meet your instructor

Ronnie Ashline

Curriculum Management for Fiber Optic Technicians Training, Google Fiber


You'll earn 5 continuing education units (CEUs) for successfully completing this course. Learn more about noncredit courses.