Available Concentrations

Concentration in Blended and Online Learning in Schools

This 16-credit concentration meets the needs of K-12 educators interested in teaching in blended as well as fully online learning environments. The concentration is offered fully online.

Concentration in Designing Digital Learning in Schools

This concentration is offered to practicing teachers who wish to gain the necessary knowledge and skills for integrating digital learning and K–12 curricular knowledge outcomes. The concentration is framed by four learning outcomes: investigation of the theory and practice of digital learning, connection of digital learning and knowledge outcomes, use of design principles and processes to inform practice, and knowledge of a range of technologies appropriate for PreK-12 learners.

Concentration in Digital Learning and Teacher Leadership

This concentration is offered to practicing teachers who wish to extend their knowledge and skill working with colleagues to design digital learning experiences for PreK-12 learners. Candidates will develop proficiency in adopting leadership dispositions, skills associated with coaching and advocacy, and leading design team to develop solutions to school-based instructional problems.

Concentration in E-Learning

This concentration provides professionals with specialized knowledge in instructional design and e-learning practices that utilize current and emerging technologies to meet education and training goals in schools, communities, government agencies, and corporate settings. Courses are available online to meet the needs of students who find it difficult to attend our face-to-face courses.

Policies

For policies governing all graduate certificates, see AP.6.8 Requirements for Graduate Certificates.

Banner Code: E1-CERG-LTCH

Certificate Requirements

Total credits: 15-18

This certificate may be pursued on a full-or part-time basis.

Students pursuing this graduate certificate may choose from any of the following concentrations:

Concentration in Blended and Online Learning in Schools (BOLS)

Total credits: 16

This concentration may be pursued on a part-time basis only.

Coursework

EDIT 760Blended and Online Teachers and Learners1
EDIT 761Models of Blended and Online Learning2
EDIT 762Quality K-12 Blended and Online Learning1
EDIT 763Tools for K-12 Blended and Online Learning2
EDIT 764Blended and Online Communication3
EDIT 765Facilitating K-12 Blended and Online Learning2
EDIT 766Understanding Blended and Online Presence2
EDIT 767Designing K-12 Blended and Online Learning3
Total Credits16

Concentration in Designing Digital Learning in Schools (DDLS)

Total credits: 18

This concentration may only be pursued on a part-time basis.

Coursework

EDIT 780Principles of School-Based Design3
EDIT 781Designing for Information Using3
EDIT 782Designing for Literacy3
EDIT 783Designing for Problem Solving3
EDIT 784Designing for Community Participation3
EDIT 787Teacher Leadership and Advocacy for Digital Learning3
Total Credits18

Concentration in Digital Learning and Teacher Leadership (DLTL)

Total credits: 15

This concentration may only be pursued on a part-time basis.

Coursework

EDIT 786Design and Teacher Leadership3
EDIT 787Teacher Leadership and Advocacy for Digital Learning3
Three credits of3
Practicum in Instructional Technology
Principles of School-Based Design
EDIT 791Project Development Practicum I1-6
EDIT 792Project Development Practicum II1-6
Total Credits15

Concentration in E-Learning (ELRN)

Total credits: 15

This concentration may only be pursued on a full-time or part-time basis.

Coursework

EDIT 611Innovations in e-Learning3
EDIT 705Instructional Design3
EDIT 706Business of Learning Design and Technologies3
Total Credits9

Electives

E-Learning electives are offered for variable credit each semester and cover industry-standard commercial and open source software tools.

Select 6 credits from the following:6
Web Accessibility and Design
Scripting and Programming
Visual Design and Applications
Digital Audio/Video Design and Applications
Project Management
Social Media and Digital Collaboration Applications
e-Learning Design Applications
Mobile Learning and Applications
Online Teaching Essentials
Overview of Digital Media
Virtual Worlds, Augmented Reality, and Gaming Applications
Total Credits6