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Exploring E-Learning Development Tools

A required course in the E-Learning Instructional Design Certificate Program.

Course Description

Explore various industry-standard tools used to develop asynchronous e-learning and expand your knowledge by analyzing their features, usability, interactivity, and assessment options, cost, and support against various organizational and learning needs. Tools demonstrated may include Articulate Storyline 360 and Rise 360, Adobe Captivate, TechSmith Camtasia, ELB Learning Lectora Online, and others. Through carefully curated readings and videos from industry leaders and influencers, participants in this course will better understand which e-learning development tool is best suited to meet their learning objectives and organizational goals. Participants will explore e-learning development tools from the perspective of the instructional designer/developer and other key e-learning project stakeholders, including the organizational leader requesting e-learning, technology support teams, and the end-user of the e-learning – the learner. Throughout this course, participants will explore and compare the pros and cons of select e-learning development tools and apply their assessment to various real-world business case scenarios. This class allows participants to explore various e-learning tools and does not include training, tutorials, or hands-on instructions on using any specific tool to develop e-learning materials.

See enrollment confirmation for login information. Please register for the course at least two weeks prior to the start date. We highly recommend students complete EDUC_X416.18 Principles of E-Learning Instructional Design prior to enrolling in this course. This course will require participants to download and install some applications and software from the Internet. Due to high demand, early enrollment recommended.

NOTE: This course may have optional, live sessions via Zoom. The sessions will be recorded and posted for students who are not able to attend. The Zoom meeting link and password to join will be provided in the course. A device with audio and visual will be needed to participate. The following student guide provides additional resources/information on how to use and access the course’s Zoom sessions.

  • Details
  • $690
  • April 01, 2024 to May 26, 2024
  • Delivery Mode: Online
  • Reg#: 00053
  • ID/Units: EDUC X417  (2.50)
    ( Section 1 )
  • Quarter: Spring 2024


Coline T. Son Lee, Vice President/Programs & Projects at Everest CS, Inc., has an international career background spanning 15 years in logistics, supply chain management, procurement, manufacturing, construction, retail sales, higher education, and software development. She is responsible for researching and analyzing business and learner needs, digging down to the actual root causes of performance issues, designing and managing the development of customized interventions that bring real business results. Coline is well-connected to experts in the field of employee engagement, online learning development, leadership development and organizational change management. Coline has guest lectured for the University of Colorado, Denver Master’s program for Learning Design & Technology program, focusing on Project Management, and presented several concurrent and workshop sessions on instructional design and project management at international conferences hosted by the Association for Talent Development (ATD), Learning Solutions, and Project Management Institute (PMI). Coline holds a Bachelor of Science degree (magna cum laude) in Business Administration with an emphasis in Information Systems from the Craig School of Business. She’s also a certified information systems auditor (CISA) through the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA), a Project Management Professional (PMP®) through the Project Management Institute (PMI®), and a Certified Professional in Training & Development (CPTD) through the Association for Training and Development (ATD).

Textbook Information

Textbooks for your course may be purchased from any vendor or bookseller of your choice.

No textbooks are required for this course.

Meeting Schedule

EventDateDayStart TimeEnd TimeLocationRoom
START04/01/2024Monday------Online (Access Begins)---
END05/26/2024Sunday------Online (Access Ends)---