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Accelerate your expertise in educational technology with our 100% online certificate in Instructional Learning Design and Technology. This gradate-level program offers PreK-12 teachers, university professors, corporate instructors/trainers, and other education professionals the opportunity to enhance their theoretical knowledge and practical skills for the design, development, and integration of education programs supported by technology. 

About the Program

Interested in creating new, cutting-edge learning assets for online, hybrid and classroom implementation? Learn how UTA's Instructional and Learning Design Technology program can support digital education for learners are any age or stage of life, whether in the classroom, the workplace, or beyond.

Priority Deadlines

Applying after the priority deadline? Admissions applications are welcome at any time. We will process your application as quickly as possible and every attempt will be made to ensure consideration for the desired semester. However, for priority consideration, apply by the priority deadline.

Summer 2022

Submit by April 1, 2022

Classes start May 16, 2022.

Fall 2022

Submit by July 1, 2022

Classes start Aug. 22, 2022

Spring 2023

Submit by Nov. 1, 2022

Classes start Jan. 17, 2023.

Why Choose UTA?

 

Course of Study

About the Certificate Program

  • Total 12 hours, including: 
    • 2 Core Course Requirements: 6 Hours
    • 2 Electives: 6 Hours
  • This is a non-thesis program 

 

Required Core Courses 

  • ILDT 5301: Foundations of Instructional Design and Learning Technology*  3 Credit Hours 
  • ILDT 5303: Designing and Developing Meaningful Online Learning* – 3 Credit Hours  

 

Electives

Select one from the "Learning Experience" group below: 

  • ILDT 5310: Inclusive, Equitable and Culturally Responsive Online Learning* – 3 Credit Hours  
  • ILDT 5320: Simulations and Gamification of Learning: Theories and Practice* – 3 Credit Hours  
  • ILDT 5330: Creating Open and Informal Learning Environments with Technology* – 3 Credit Hours  
  • ILDT 5340: Facilitation Strategies for Hybrid and Online Learning* – 3 Credit Hours  

Select one from “Specialization” list below:

  • ILDT 5350: Multimedia Design Tools for Online Learning* – 3 Credit Hours  
  • ILDT 5360: User Experience Design for Accessibility* – 3 Credit Hours  
  • ILDT 5370: Program Planning and Implementation for Hybrid and Virtual Learning Environments* – 3 Credit Hours  
  • ILDT 5380: Learning System Design and Implementation* – 3 Credit Hours  
  • ILDT 5390: Leadership in Instructional Technology* – 3 Credit Hours  
  • ILDT 5302: Theories of Teaching and Learning with Technology* – 3 Credit Hours  
  • ILDT 5304: Assessment and Evaluation with Learning Technologies* – 3 Credit Hours  

 

Required Core Courses 

     Course Code   Course Title   Credit Hours 

     ILDT 5301

     Foundations of Instructional Design and Learning Technology* 

     3

     ILDT 5303

     Designing and Developing Meaningful Online Learning*

     3

     

    Electives

     Select one from "Learning Experience" group below: 
     Course Code  Course Name   Credit Hours 
     ILDT 5310   Inclusive, Equitable, and Culturally Responsive Online Learning  3
     ILDT 5320   Simulations of Gamification of Learning: Theories and Practice  3
     ILDT 5330   Creating Open and Informal Learning Environments with Technology  3
     ILDT 5340   Facilitation Strategies for Hybrid Online Learning  3

     

    Select one from "Specialization" list below:

     Course Code   Course Name   Credit Hours
     ILDT 5350   Multimedia Design Tools for Online Learning  3   
     ILDT 5360   User Experience Design for Accessibility  3
     ILDT 5370   Program Planning and Implementation for Hybrid and Virtual Learning  3
     ILDT 5380   Learning System Design and Implementation  3
     ILDT 5390   Leadership in Instructional Technology   3
     ILDT5302   Theories of Teaching and Learning with Technology  3
     ILDT 5304   Assessment and Evaluation with Learning Technologies  3

     

    Program Director

    Dr. Hugh Kellam

    Clinical Assistant Professor, Learning Sciences

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    Recruiter

    Monique Bird

    Director of Marketing and Communications

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    Email: monique.bird@uta.edu

    Phone #: 817-272-7456

    Office: 516 Hammond Hall

    Manuel Alonso

    Academic Recruiter

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    Email: manuel.alonso@uta.edu

    Phone #: 817-272-3124

    Office: 104 C Trimble Hall

    Graduate Advisor

    Berhane Doilicho

    Graduate Advisor

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    Email: berhane.doilicho@uta.edu

    Phone #: 817-272-2956

    Office: 513 Carlisle Hall

    Brittany Stein

    Graduate Academic Advisor II

    Office Hours

    504 Carlisle Hall

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    Email: brittany.stein@uta.edu

    Phone #: 817-272-7577

    Office: 504 Carlisle Hall

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