This certificate of undergraduate study in eLearning design is designed to provide students in all majors a set of four courses focused on exploring new learning environments integrated with enhanced technology while developing skills to understand the theories and practice of eLearning design. Students will examine the conceptual and technical basis of eLearning design and obtain hands-on experience with various interactive technologies and use of survey methods for evaluation purposes.
Students must maintain good academic standing within the university, achieve a minimum grade of a C in each course applied toward the certificate, and complete all certificate course work within a period of four calendar years. Only courses taken at NIU may be applied toward the certificate. With department approval, courses may be applied toward undergraduate degree requirements in the department. Students interested in the certificate should apply no later than the beginning of their final semester prior to graduation. Applications are available in the Department of Educational Technology, Research and Assessment.