Micro-credential:

Instructional Designer for Online Learning

Micro-credential

With the recent surge in online learning, the ability to create an accessible and highly engaging digital learning experience is an important skill for instructors and course developers. The Instructional Designer for Online Learning Micro-Credential provides knowledge of instructional theories and models that guide learners in creating effective instructional design for online learning. Key concepts in this credential involve evaluating instructional practices, collaborating with subject matter experts, assessing digital tools, and applying quality assurance practices to course evaluation and improvement.

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Recommended Program Pathway

There is no recommended program pathway.  Students can select any of the four (4) courses to begin the program

These courses are part of the Instructional Designer for Online Learning Program.

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Compulsory Course(s)

Successfully Complete Four (4) Courses

Collaborative Frameworks: Working with Subject Matter Experts (SMEs)
Course Code:
EDUC70889
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
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Digital Pedagogy
Course Code:
EDUC70887
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
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Instructional Design for Online Learning
Course Code:
EDUC70886
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
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Quality Assurance and Course Evaluation
Course Code:
EDUC70888
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
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The Instructional Designer for Online Learning Micro-Credential provides key instructional practices for professionals seeking to learn more about the tools and processes required to build an accessible and engaging online learning experience. This program is ideal for learners who would like to advance their career as an instructional designer, have an interest in digital pedagogical and accessibility for online learning, or educators who wish to convert their content to an online platform. Learners who complete the program will be able to elevate the delivery of their online course to improve student engagement and success.  

 

In this credential, gain an understanding of instructional design best practices for online learning. This program will discuss topics such as collaboration with subject matter experts, assessment of digital tools and technology, and quality assurance evaluation. By the end of the program, learners will have completed an assessment of a course module and various digital tools that position them to design the best online learning experience.

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

 

  • Design online courses according to instructional design theories and models
  • Incorporate the concept of alignment to building course objectives, learning activities, and assessments 
  • Build collaborative and effective working relationships with Subject Matter Experts
  • Implement digital and technological-based educational tools, inclusive of accessibility legislation, to achieve course learning outcomes
  • Apply evidence-based quality assurance principles and strategies to online course creation and evaluation processes.

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  • Online Educator or Instructor
  • Instructional Designer for Online Learning
  • Program or Quality Review for Online Courses
  • Course Curriculum Designer
  • Project Lead for Online Course Development