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Instructional Design MasterTrack Certificate with Coursera - Information Webinar - Education at Illinois, Online Programs

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Join staff from Online Programs at the College of Education at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign to learn more about the Instructional Design MasterTrack®️ Certificate program. Participants will have an opportunity to ask questions, so come prepared to engage!

In this information session webinar, you will learn about the Instructional Design MasterTrack®️Certificate from the College of Education at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Offered entirely online through Coursera, you can earn your certificate in 4-7 months at a breakthrough price. If you are admitted to the full Master of Education (Ed.M.) or Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) program in Education Policy, Organization & Leadership (EPOL) from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, the credit from your MasterTrack™ Certificate counts towards your degree.

Thursday, February 9| 1 PM – 2 PM CT

Presenters:  Online Programs Staff

Registration is required. Register Now!

During the session, you will learn about:  

  • The online Instructional Design MasterTrack®️ Certificate program.
  • Eligibility.
  • Program structure.
  • Admissions. 
  • Career paths.   

The coursework consists of content related to: 

  • The elements of a systemic instructional design process.
  • The language and terminology pertinent to the design of learning systems.
  • The major elements of instructional and learning design models.
  • Perspectives on learning technologies grounded in research.
  • Developing an e-portfolio.
  • Creating a customized design plan for an organization.

The program is designed for working professionals who: 

  • Want to gain the skills needed to solve real-world challenges on the job and learn to integrate learning technology into today’s learning environments.
  • Aspire to be instructional designers or are instructional designers who want to expand their current skillset through two hands-on projects specifically designed to support your career advancement.
  • Desire to gain experience with models and theories that can be applied to improve technology-enriched and -enabled learning environments (TEELE).

 Upon completion of this program, you will be able to:  

  • Learn to identify and apply the elements of a systematic instructional design process.
  • Understand the language and terminology pertinent to the design of learning systems.
  • Identify major elements of instructional and learning system design models.
  • Analyze design models and theories against intended learning objectives.
  • Select design models and theories based on intended learning objectives.
  • Select learning technologies for intended learning systems based on research and best practices.
  • Apply design models and theories to improve existing learning systems.

Students who complete the Instructional Design MasterTrack®️program can apply the course credits earned toward a full Master of Education (Ed.M.) or Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) program in Education Policy, Organization & Leadership (EPOL) upon admission to one of those programs.  

Learn more about the Instructional Design MasterTrackTM program.

Register for this session NOW! Please download the free Zoom software and set up an account to participate.

Join a network of peers from around the globe who are shaping the future of education! Read about the student experiences of our online students, who are some of the most passionate, inventive, and committed graduates the College of Education has nurtured.

*Please note all event times are in Central Time.