Teaching, Training, and Educational Technology (Certificate)

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Delivered 100% online, the Certificate consists of five 3-credit courses focused on teaching, training, and the use of technology in a variety of educational environments. Students can tailor the program to meet their needs and gain the knowledge and skills necessary to design and deliver course-related content through face-to-face, technology-enhanced, and e-learning environments. The program is designed for mid-career individuals who may be without academic preparation for their current positions, or for those choosing to increase their knowledge and skills in the field for future job opportunities.

Students may choose one of the following specialty areas:

  • Training and Development,
  • Instructional Design,
  • E-Learning,
  • Community College Teaching,
  • and Community College Leadership.

In order to be awarded the Certificate, all required courses must be taken and one elective is allowed. Transfer credit from other institutions is not allowed.

Plan Requirements

Students can choose courses from the following specializations:

Certificates earned will be distributed as: "Graduate Certificate in Teaching, Training, and Educational Technology" without focus area specifications.

Talent Development

Required Courses
EAC 692Research Projects In Education3
EAC 559The Adult Learner3
EAC 582Organization and Operation Of Training and Development Programs3
EAC 586Methods and Techniques Of Training and Development3
Select one of the following electives:3
Organization Change in HRD: Theory & Practice
Designing Instructional Systems in Training and Development
Evaluating Training Transfer and Effectiveness
Total Hours15

Instructional Design

Required Courses
EAC 692Research Projects In Education3
EAC 580Designing Instructional Systems in Training and Development3
EAC 581Advanced Instructional Design in Training and Development3
EAC 583Needs Assessment and Task Analysis in Training and Development3
Select one of the following electives:3
The Adult Learner
Evaluating Training Transfer and Effectiveness
Integrating Technology into Training Program
Total Hours15

E-Learning / Educational Technology

Required Courses
EAC 692Research Projects In Education3
EAC 539Teaching in the Online Environment3
EAC 580Designing Instructional Systems in Training and Development3
EAC 585Integrating Technology into Training Program3
Select one of the following electives:3
Advanced Instructional Design in Training and Development
Needs Assessment and Task Analysis in Training and Development
Assessment & Evaluation in Adult & Higher Education
Total Hours15

Community College Teaching
 

Required Courses
EAC 692Research Projects In Education3
EAC 538Instructional Strategies In Adult and Higher Education3
EAC 559The Adult Learner3
EAC 560Assessment & Evaluation in Adult & Higher Education3
EAC 539Teaching in the Online Environment3
or EAC 700 Community College and Two-Year Postsecondary Education
Total Hours15

Community College Leadership

Required Courses
EAC 692Research Projects In Education3
EAC 595Special Topics (Leadership)3
EAC 700Community College and Two-Year Postsecondary Education3
EAC 704Leadership In Higher and Community College Education3
Select one of the following:3
The Adult Learner
The Programming Process In Adult and Community College Education
Topical Problems in Adult and Community College Education (Contemporary Issues in Adult and Community College Education)
Law and Higher Education
Total Hours15