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Instructional Design for Higher Education

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The need for instructional designers in higher education is on the rise. Universities and colleges are challenged to find qualified job applicants who have a background specific to higher education course development.

Whether you're an educator exploring an instructional design role or a current designer looking to transition, this fully online program will give you a competitive advantage by providing the required skills and knowledge to prepare you for a career in higher education instructional design.

Who Should Attend

  • Former teachers and educators seeking to transition to an instructional design position outside of the classroom
  • Instructional designers with corporate experience who are looking to transition their skills to an educational environment
  • Staff and faculty at higher education institutions with an interest in instructional design

Program Benefits

  • Apply the foundational principles of learning theory to your own pedagogical approach
  • Adapt the course development process to workplace settings
  • Evaluate the need and application of educational media
  • Identify personal touch points for course facilitation and determine how you will train instructors

Course Topics

  • Course Pedagogy & Planning
  • Course Development
  • Educational Media
  • Course Facilitation

Free Events

Course Media Development: A New Stage for the Sage

Wednesday, May 22, 2019
11:00AM - 12:00PM


On-site Training Available

Our Corporate Training specialists can deliver this program or customize one that fits your organization’s specific needs. Visit Corporate Training or call (949) 824-1847 for information.

English Proficiency Requirement
All certificate programs at UCI Division of Continuing Education (classroom and online formats) require professional-level English language proficiency in listening and note-taking, reading comprehension and vocabulary, written expression, and oral presentation.