eLearning Instructor Post-Diploma Certificate

Take your online instructing to the next level!

Offered online with full-time and part-time options available!

Online instruction presents unique opportunities. By designing quality courses, engaging students in learning and providing excellent online instruction you will be able to develop a portfolio filled with in demand skills. If you are responsible for instructing online in your work environment, are preparing to enter the field of post-secondary education as a professional or graduate student, or are looking to develop your online instructing skills, the eLearning Instructor Certificate is for you.

Gain a new skill set

The eLearning Instructor Certificate, offered fully online, can be completed in 12 months of full-time study or in various part-time pathways.

We designed this certificate to prepare trainers and educators for instructing in an online environment.  The courses within the program will help you discover technology tools to create a dynamic and engaging learning environment.  You will improve your online instruction with the opportunity to practice and design online courses as well.  You will even take a course in gamification to engage learners and make it fun!

In your final course you will explore topics that are meaningful to you and relevant to your professional field through your Capstone project.

The full list of courses and their descriptions can be found here.

Admission Requirements

An undergraduate degree in any discipline from an accredited institution

OR

A two year diploma or equivalent training from an accredited institution in any discipline

OR

Provincial Trades Certificate or Red Seal Journeyperson’s Certificate.

*While the minimum admission requirement is a post-secondary level diploma, it is recommended to have a Bachelor’s Degree due to the research component in some of the courses.

Courses

Spring 2019:

May 6 – June 7

  • INTR 400: Research and Reflective Practice
  • ELRN 401: Creating Community Asynchronously

May 27 – June 28

  • ELRN 400: Contexts of Online Education,

June 10 – July 12

  • INTR 401: Quality Course Design
  • ELRN 402: Synchronous Teaching and Tools

Summer 2019:

July 22 – August 23

  • INTR 402: Assessment and Evaluation,

Fall 2019:

September 2 – October 4

  • ELRN 403: Gamification: Engaged Learning,

October 14 – December 20

  • ELRN 404: Research Integration Capstone

For RDC’s official Academic Calendar, please click here

Computer requirements for online learning can be found here.

 

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