Training and Educational Technology
The technology-rich learning activities of today’s organizations require leaders who can guide the integration of instructional technologies with traditional classroom instruction as well as distance education (or e-learning). In response, the graduate certificate in Training & Educational Technology provides leaders from varied professional backgrounds (including the public and private sector) with the foundational knowledge and skills required to effectively lead organizations in the application of technologies in their learning activities. From conducting a needs analysis to applying the systematic design of instruction to evaluating the role of technology in leadership development and the assessment of distance education (or e-learning) opportunities, the Certificate prepares students to apply the theories, principles, models, and tools of instructional technology and distance education in diverse organizational settings. Throughout this completely online certificate program students have numerous opportunities to integrate their professional experiences into their learning, apply their course assignments to their current professional activities, and actively engage with other professionals in the development of valued technology leadership proficiencies.
Students who complete the Training and Educational Technology Certificate will:
- Apply foundational instructional technology principles to the integration of technology into organizational learning activities
- Demonstrate an ability to effectively lead the design and development of effective technology-rich instruction
- Demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge of numerous theories, principles, models, and tools of instructional technology and distance education (or e-learning)
- Demonstrate their capacity to successfully lead the integration of technology into organizational learning activities