Although distance learning is not a new concept, using the Internet for delivering course content is growing. Higher education institutions, K-12 schools and corporate training all are discovering the value of online learning. With the Online Learning specialization, you will learn from a pioneer and experienced leader in online content development and instructional delivery. You’ll learn to produce and deliver courses or training modules using online 21st century delivery methods. You will gain effective strategies for engaging and teaching distance learners and the ability to assess student-learning outcomes in online environments.
In this specialization, you will:
- Learn effective methods for managing and delivering online instruction
- Apply up-to-date instructional strategies in combination with multimedia technologies and strategic course management tools
- Develop and implement assessment strategies in online education and training environments
- Review and analyze research and practical strategies for assessing student learning
Embedded in this specialization is a certificate in Instructional Design that you earn after completing the fifth course. Earning this certificate demonstrates to potential employers the skills you have already gained and to your current employer just how far you have already progressed. Upon graduation, you can also earn an additional certificate in Training and Performance Improvement.