Creating effective online learning courses and simulations can be a challenge. There are tools and techniques, as well as best practices, that can help those designing and creating online learning content for organizations and institutions of higher education.
This Certificate in Online Learning offered by the National Institute of Online Learning (NIOL) draws upon the lessons learned by the creative, editorial, and technical teams at MindEdge Learning.
MindEdge Learning, founded in 1998, has developed online courses and simulations used by hundreds of thousands of students in higher education and the private sector.
This certificate offers instruction on the major models, tools, and techniques in creating and delivering online learning. It reviews the fundamentals of general learning theory and how it can be applied, in practice, to online design and instruction.
Further, the certificate provides a brief survey of the technology employed in online learning, best practices for teaching online, strategies for integrating narrative learning into an educational curriculum, and the basics of developing accessible online learning.
Each of these self-paced courses offer an assortment of interactive exercises, selected readings, and self-assessments.
Upon successful completion of all courses in this certificate program, you can download and print a Certificate of Completion.