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Certificate Programs Offered by Teaching and Learning

Please see your academic advisor to know if you qualify for these certificates.  If you wish to apply to the graduate school to enroll in these certificate courses click here.  If you have completed these courses and wish to apply for your certification please send an email to Jan Krackenberger explaining which certificate you are applying for and be sure to include your university ID number.

 

CERTIFICATE OF CURRICULUM, INSTRUCTION, AND MEDIA TECHNOLOGY FOR HIGHER EDUCATION AND INDUSTRY

Students who complete the Curriculum, Instruction, and Media Technology for Higher Education and Industry Certificate Program have the knowledge and skills required for effective teaching in community colleges, industry, and the military. Competencies designed into the program focus on curriculum and instruction for face-to-face and on-line settings. Core concepts include design, development, utilization, management, and evaluation of education, instruction, and training activities that meet the Association for Educational Communications and Technology standards. Applicants must offer proof of a bachelor degree and a grade point average of 2.7 or higher from an accredited college or university. International applicants should have a TOEFL score of at least 550 (paper), 213 (computer), or 70 (iBT); or provide equivalent evidence of language proficiency. The Curriculum, Instruction, and Media Technology for Higher Education and Industry Certificate Program is a project-based program. Students gain knowledge and skills in curriculum, instruction, and media technology through experiential learning.

REQUIRED COURSES:


  • CIMT 620 - Instructional Design 3 credits
  • CIMT 657 - Courseware Design and the Web 3 credits
  • CIMT 660 - Curriculum Fundamentals 3 credits
  • CIMT 740 - The Technology of Distance Learning 3 credits

CERTIFICATE OF GRADUATE STUDY IN INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN

Students who complete the Certificate of Graduate Study in Instructional Design will have the knowledge and skills that are required of an effective instructional design specialist who can serve in higher education, K-12, business, industry, government, military, health care, etc. Competencies designed into the program focus on design, development, utilization, management, and evaluation of education, instruction, and training activities that meet AECT (Association for Educational Communications and Technology) standards. Applicants must offer proof of a Bachelor Degree and a grade point average of 2.7 or higher from an accredited college or university. International applicants should have a TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) score of at least 550 (paper), 213 (computer), or 70 (iBT); or provide equivalent evidence of language proficiency. The Certificate of Graduate Study in Instructional Design is a project-based program. Students gain knowledge and skills in Instructional Design through experiential learning.

REQUIRED COURSES:


  • CIMT 543 - Production of Instructional Materials 3 credits
  • CIMT 620 - Instructional Design 3 credits
  • CIMT 689 - Learning Theory and Instructional Strategies 3 credits
  • CIMT 720 - Advanced Instructional Design 3 credits