• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 224 days
    Duration

About

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 University of Maryland University College 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.

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

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” (source: According to Grade Change: Tracking Online Education)
  • 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 7% from 2014 to 2024 

The Instructional Design and Technology MicroMasters Program is offered at University of Maryland University College - UMUCx.

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

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 224 days
    • Intensity 4 hrs/week
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
    • Duration description
      • Average Length:  8 weeks per course
      • Effort:  4-6 hours per week, per course
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

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!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    796 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 796 USD for the full programme and a duration of 224 days.
  • National

    796 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 796 USD for the full programme and a duration of 224 days.
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Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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.

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