The 18-credit Advanced Certificate in Emerging Technologies for Trainers is designed for experienced trainers who want to update their knowledge and skills so that they can design technology-based training environments with social networking, simulation, collaborative tools, mobile devices, and games.
The program provides trainers with:
- the knowledge and skills needed for 21st-century corporate, non-profit, and government sectors.
- the ability to effectively develop programs that help employees enhance their skills, productivity, and quality of work.
- instructional design knowledge and skills.
- the capability to use technology to facilitate contextual training.
The advanced certificate program also addresses advanced and promising technologies that improve learning performance, enhance training efficiency, and provide individualized, contextualized training modules. Program participants will have the chance to work in a variety of capacities (as trainers, instructional designers, and training materials developers) using several delivery modes (face-to-face, hybrid, and online learning environments).
Courses will be offered via multiple delivery modes using research-based practices and applications for effective training technology and strategies.
The 18-credit certificate may be combined with the Advanced Certificate for Instructional Design for Global eLearning to fulfill the Master of Science in Instructional Technology Trainer program requirements.