Degree: Graduate Certificate
Classroom Type: Fully Online
CU Denver’s Learner-centered Instructional Design certificate focuses on human centered design, learning engagement and motivation, and learning frameworks. You’ll explore distinct themes of design-thinking, learning aesthetics, universal design, and system usability.
Interest Categories: Education & Counseling Science & Technology
University of Colorado Denver’s Learner-centered Instructional Design certificate program is designed for professionals in adult workplace settings (corporate, community, government), or professional-learning providers in a school or university setting (K-16). It focuses on human-centered design, accessibility, learning engagement and motivation, and learning frameworks. You’ll explore distinct themes of design thinking, learning aesthetics, Universal Design for Learning (UDL), and system usability.
In this certificate program you will:
This 12-credit certificate program has rolling admissions, so you may start the program in the Fall, Spring, or Summer term.
You will complete the following courses:
Through these courses you will participate in a learning community that stresses inclusive values, social learning, open sharing, and knowledge construction. You will learn about emerging trends and issues and relevant research and best practices, use a variety of digital media platforms and development tools, and design a number of learning products and resources worthy of showcasing in a professional portfolio. The course assignments focus on solving professional problems of practice in your own school and organizational settings.
Recommended Completion Time:1 year
Required Credits for Completion:12
Effective Fall 2022, the Learning Design & Technology certificate programs will require a written letter of intent as part of the application process.
Written Statement: Describe your interest in the program, your special strengths, and the goals you hope to achieve through your work in the program.
Current grad students should reach out to their academic advisor if they want to add a certificate to their current program. Once they have spoken with their advisor, they can register for certificate courses.
Please complete the Graduate Non-Degree Admissions application to apply for this certificate program. Complete the application sections in order for the best experience.