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E-Learning Instructional Design

Certificate Program Online!

Building skills in developing and delivering online learning are integral to addressing the task of training online. As companies increasingly recognize the value of online learning, training functions must keep pace with advances in instructional methodologies and new technology. It is critical that training professionals remain up-to-date with changes to how training is produced and delivered.

This program includes topics on the methodology, skills, and techniques necessary for aligning e-learning strategies with business strategies. This program provides the foundation for today's instructional development that focuses on aligning skills and knowledge needed to achieve organizational strategic goals and objectives. Content also provides the knowledge and skills for planning and designing e-learning instruction in training areas to match today's varied company business needs based on identifiable learning objectives, rapid authoring tools, content requirements, and outcomes.

Program Benefits

  • Explain the differences between traditional and online learning instruction
  • Construct and deploy an online lesson and incorporate e-learning technologies
  • Analyze the management and cost issues associated with deploying online instruction
  • Compare and contrast popular rapid authoring tools
  • Explore current learning theories incorporating principles of the traditional ADDIE and more contemporary rapid prototype models
  • Exhibit knowledge, skills, and creativity related to e-learning instructional design in the practicum course

Who Should Attend

This program is designed for:

  • Instructional designers
  • Individuals seeking a career change or position within the e-learning instructional design field
  • Training managers or coordinators
  • Human resources professionals
  • Professionals who have taken on a training role within their department

Certificate Eligibility and Requirements

A certificate is awarded upon completion of six required courses (a total of 15 units) with a grade of “C” or better. To become an official candidate in the program, students pursuing the certificate must submit a Declaration of Candidacy. Students are encouraged to declare candidacy as soon as possible, but no later than after the third course in the program. To receive the certificate after completing all program requirements, students must submit a Request for Certificate. All requirements must be completed within five (5) years after the student enrolls in his/her first course. Students not pursuing a certificate are welcome to take as many individual courses as they wish.

On-site Training Available

Our Corporate Training specialists can deliver this program or customize one that fits your organization’s specific needs. Visit Corporate Training or call (949) 824-1847 for information.

English Proficiency Requirement
All certificate programs at UC Irvine Extension (classroom and online formats) require professional-level English language proficiency in listening and note-taking, reading comprehension and vocabulary, written expression, and oral presentation.

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Advisory Committee

  • Tim Buteyn, President, ThinkingKap Learning Solutions, Inc.
  • William Corwin, Senior Manager, Online Learning and Instructional Design, Experian
  • Janet DiVincenzo, Assistant Director, Online Learning, UCI Distance Learning Center
  • Mary Keenan, Vice President of Product, PowerForward
  • Ann Kwinn, Associate Professor & Instructional Designer, Office of Innovative Teaching & Technology, Azusa Pacific University
  • Dave Ragan, Talent Manager, CO-OP Financial Services
  • Karen Wales, Vice President, Learning Development, ISC Technology, Inc.