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eLearning Specialist

CU-Bloomsburg eLearning Specialist Certificate is offered completely online and is designed for professionals charged with integrating interactive online technologies into both educational and professional training environments.

Degrees & Offerings
  • Certificate
  • Online
Program Contact
MSIDT Program Coordinator, Associate Professor
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Program Overview

  • Offered 100% online.
  • The eLearning Specialist certificate is ideal for individuals such as training specialists, instructional technologists, managers of training, curriculum developers, staff development personnel, and media specialists.
  • Graduate status is not required for this certificate. However, an individual with a bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college may apply for admission and receive graduate credit for their eLearning Developer Certificate coursework.
  • You don't need to be a computer programmer or computer expert to be an instructional technologist since many of the tools are as easy to use as Microsoft Word or Google products.

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Courses and Curriculum

The eLearning Specialist Certificate requires 12 credit hours of coursework. In addition, two elective courses are also available for individuals who seek additional skills. The graduate level courses can be applied toward a master’s degree from the Department of Instructional Technology.

Required Courses
INSTTECH572 Introduction to Authoring
INSTTECH584 Online Course Design

Elective Courses (Choose two courses)

INSTTECH530 Foundations of Visual Design for Learning
INSTTECH548 Learning Analytics
INSTTECH550 Instructional Design
INSTTECH560 Multimedia Productions
INSTTECH570 Introduction to Website Development
INSTTECH577 Advanced Authoring
INSTTECH578 Advanced Authoring for Game Development
INSTTECH583 Social Media for eLearning
INSTTECH585 eLearning Concepts and Techniques
INSTTECH588 Learning Management Systems

The online courses incorporate a range of technologies to promote interactive communication and learning. Faculty and students interact via a combination of asynchronous and synchronous technologies including online meetings and real-time discussions.


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Program Faculty

CommonwealthU University Employee

Jessica Briskin

  • MSIDT Program Coordinator, Associate Professor
  • Bloomsburg
CommonwealthU University Employee

Helmut Doll

  • Technical Leadership Coordinator
  • Bloomsburg
CommonwealthU University Employee

R. Lynn Hummel

  • Associate Professor of Instructional Design and Technology
  • Bloomsburg

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