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About

EdX is an online learning platform trusted by over 12 million users offering the Instructional Design and Technology MicroMasters Program in collaboration with University System of Maryland - USMx and UMUC. Learn how to design and operate the learning platforms of the future.

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Overview

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.

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

Courses include:

  • Instructional Design and Technology: Learning Theories
  • Instructional Design Models
  • Instructional Design: Digital Media, New Tools and Technology
  • Instructional Design Course Evaluation & Capstone Project

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 8 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.

Language

English

Credits

12 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1076 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1076 USD for the full programme and a duration of 8 months.
  • National

    1076 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1076 USD for the full programme and a duration of 8 months.

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Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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