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Graduate Certificate in Educational Technology

Lead Faculty: Dr. Cynthia Sistek-Chandler

This certificate is designed for individuals wishing to develop their knowledge and skills for using technology in the educational setting

Program Learning Outcomes

  1. Explore and analyze various learning theories such as behaviorism, cognitivism, constructivism and neurocognition and apply those theories to instruction with technology.
  2. Research and report the ways that technology can be used to support specific types of learners.
  3. Identify and demonstrate methods and techniques to accommodate learners in an online or blended environment.
  4. Identify ways in which new learning technologies are supported by research.
  5. Participate in online community building and in web-based interactive activities.
  6. Assess the effectiveness and efficiency of multimedia courseware as an instructional delivery system.
  7. Describe the critical issues involved in designing effective distance educational programs, including formation of instructional goals and objectives, media/technology selection, and financial considerations.
  8. Design web-based courses using web page design authoring tools.
  9. Discuss the hardware and software requirements which need to be met in order to effectively utilize online learning.
  10. Analyze appropriate Internet resources to use.


Certificate Requirements (5 courses; 22.5 quarter units)
Core Requisite(s):

Program Information

Online Education

This program is available online.