Certificate in E-Learning Leadership

Certificate Level: Graduate
Admission Requirements: Bachelor's
Certificate Type: Graduate
Number of Credits to Completion: 18.0
Instructional Delivery: Online
Calendar Type: Quarter
Expected Time to Completion: 2 years
Financial Aid Eligibility: Aid eligible

Classification of Instructional Program (CIP) Code: 13.0501
Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) Code: 25-9011
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The graduate certificate in e-learning leadership is designed to meet the needs of today's working professionals across many fields. As the demand for academic programs and courses to be delivered via e-learning continues to grow, the corresponding need for leadership in this important area increases. Similarly, corporations continue to seek leaders to oversee training and development initiatives via e-learning. This certificate provides, in a concentrated format, the most contemporary knowledge and skills needed in this important area for students who do not wish to pursue a master's degree but who would value a credential that demonstrates their learning.

Admission requires a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution. Credits from the certificate in e-learning leadership can be applied toward an MS in Professional Studies.

Upon completion of the program, students will have formed an in-depth understanding of online and distance learning theories and will be able to answer the following questions:

  • Which emerging technologies hold greatest promise for enriching learning experiences throughout the educational enterprise?
  • What pedagogical strategies should designers embody in instructional materials, including those based on multimedia and those reflected in gaming environments?
  • How should educators deploy, manage, and evaluate information and communication technologies in classrooms for optimal educational effects?
  • What principles of design and practice should educators incorporate into distributed educational courses and programs?

For more information, visit Drexel Online's Graduate Certificate in E-Learning website.

ELL 501The Purpose and Business of E-Learning3.0
ELL 502E-Learning Technologies3.0
ELL 503Teaching and Learning Issues in E-Learning3.0
ELL 504Learning Technologies & Disabilities3.0
ELL 604Design & Delivery of E-Learning I3.0
ELL 605Design & Delivery of E-Learning II3.0
Total Credits18.0
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