The Learning Design and Leadership certificate of specialization is a non-degree, non-transcriptable certificate that prepares learning and development professionals and educators to understand technology and know how to use it in their workplace or classroom. Learn about emerging technologies and their implications on teaching and learning.
Graduate Certificate vs. Certificate of Specialization
Certificate of Specialization, 3 Courses (12 Credits)
Any three LDL courses.
If you are enrolled in a degree-seeking program, your course selection can overlap with courses that will apply towards your degree, however, you can not apply the same course to more than one certificate of specialization. If you are planning to pursue multiple certificates, choose an LDL elective that you have not yet taken to serve as a substitute.
LDL Certificate Paths
While there is a single LDL Certificate of Specialization, you can earn multiple certificates by taking different courses. Multiple pathways have been outlined as a guide in selecting your courses. *Note that these are suggestions and not requirements.
|Focus||Course 1*||Course 2||Course 3|
|Innovative Teaching and Learning||EPOL 481: New Learning (Core for EdM, EdD, PhD)||EPSY 408: Learning and Human Development with Educational Technologies (Core for EdM, EdD, PhD)||EPOL 534: Assessment in Learning (Core for EdD, PhD)|
|Technology Specialist||EPOL 481: New Learning (Core for EdM, EdD, PhD)||EPSY 559: Advanced Learning Technologies||EPSY 560: Technology and Educational Change|
|e-Learning||EPOL 481: New Learning (Core for EdM, EdD, PhD)||EPOL 583: eLearning Ecologies||EPOL 580: Ubiquitous Learning|
|New Literacies||EPOL 481: New Learning (Core for EdM, EdD, PhD)||EPOL 581: Learning and Pedagogy||EPOL 582: New Media and Literacies|
|Learner Diversity||EPOL 481: New Learning (Core for EdM, EdD, PhD)||EPSY 408: Learning and Human Development with Educational Technologies (Core for EdM, EdD, PhD)||EPOL 486: New Media and Learner Differences|
Transferring from the Certificate of Specialization to a Degree-seeking Program
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