Degree: Graduate Certificate
Classroom Type: Fully Online
CU Denver’s Online Teaching and Learning certificate focuses on effective online & hybrid learning designs, high impact practices, and modern learners; with distinct themes of instructional design, inclusive pedagogies, active learning, and emerging pedagogies.
Interest Categories: Education & Counseling Science & Technology
University of Colorado Denver’s Online Teaching and Learning certificate program is designed for educators in K-12 settings, higher education settings, and adult workplace settings (corporate, community, government). This certificate is focused on designing online courses and learning resources using learning management systems, digital media, and technology tools and resources; and on the use of pedagogical strategies to facilitate online courses and learning opportunities for learners.
In this certificate program you will become competent, creative, and confident in the use of various digital media and technology in support of learning, collaboration, and communication in online courses by:
This 12-credit certificate program has rolling admissions, so you may start the program in the Fall, Spring, or Summer term.
You can trust CU Denver to prepare you for excellence in your career as a learning experience designer, educator, and leader. CU Denver and the SEHD are recognized for preparing educators, learning designers, and leaders of distinction who value educational excellence and social justice. Additionally, CU Denver's School of Education and Human Development is counted among U.S. News & World Report's “Best Graduate Schools,” making us one of the top education schools in the country.
You will complete the required courses below:
And select one course from the following:
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, and use a variety of digital media platforms and development tools. 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.