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    Application Deadline
  • 224 days
    Duration

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About

Engage and inspire students through technology.

Learn how to create enhanced learning opportunities using the latest tools and techniques to connect with today’s digital-first students.

Our unique approach to instructional design focuses on understanding learning theory, blending traditional instructional design models with rapid prototyping and data analytics to create online courses. You will gain hands-on experience developing and publishing online courses using the edX platform.

This Instructional Design and Technology MicroMasters Program from EdX in partnership with University System of Maryland - USMx and UMUC will provide the knowledge and skills needed to capitalize on one of the fastest growing areas of education – online teaching and learning. This program will prepare you to create engaging and active learning, using digital pedagogy, emerging technologies and data analytics.

Through this program you will learn how to design captivating learning experiences for students who want mobile learning opportunities that are collaborative and accessible, while advancing your knowledge of educational theory.

Job Outlook
  • "90 percent of academic leaders believe that it is ‘Likely’ or ‘Very Likely’ that a majority of all higher education students will be taking at least one online course in 5 years’ time” 
  • Career prospects for people with similar training include instructional software designer, instructional technologist, learning systems designer, educational technologist
  • Instructional design and technology jobs are projected to grow 7% from 2014 to 2024 
What You'll Learn:
  • Understand contemporary learning theories to develop online learning experiences
  • Apply instructional design models to the development of online learning experiences
  • Select, evaluate or design digital media to support learning
  • Identify, evaluate, and integrate emerging technologies to support online learning
  • Design an implementation process for online learning experiences
  • Apply data mining techniques to the design and evaluation of learning experiences

Programme Structure

What You'll Learn:
  • Instructional Design and Technology: Learning Theories
  • Instructional Design Models
  • Instructional Design: Digital Media, New Tools and Technology
  • Instructional Design Course Evaluation & Capstone Project

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 224 days
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
    • Duration description

      8 weeks per course; 4-6 hours per week, per course

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    796 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 796 USD for the full programme and a duration of 224 days.
  • National Applies to you

    796 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 796 USD for the full programme and a duration of 224 days.
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Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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