Letter of Accomplishment in E-Learning

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Stay ahead of the learning curve. The information age has reached full maturity and new knowledge continues to grow at an exponential pace. Every business, organization, and private or public institution needs to fill every gap in knowledge with adaptive teaching and training programs. With an E-Learning Letter of Accomplishment, you can help fill those gaps with the foundational knowledge and techniques to either design and/or deliver e-learning platforms.

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Program Description

The two-streamed program, Teaching and Design, offers a theory-based, yet hands-on approach to using instructional systems and learning technologies to design and/or deliver educational materials.

This program will help meet your professional needs If you’re a new, or more experienced, educator or, trainer, and want to gain foundational knowledge and techniques in instructional design, e-learning technologies, teaching in an online environment, and the coordination of e-learning projects. Choose between the e-learning design or delivery stream for a theory-based, yet hands-on approach to using instructional systems and learning technologies.

Credential Awarded

Letter of Accomplishment (LOA) in E-Learning

Who is the Program for?

The program is suited for you if you’re a new or emerging teacher; educator, government, or corporate trainer; or a university graduate.

Admission Requirements

Students must hold an undergraduate degree from a recognized university to apply. Students must meet English Language Proficiency Requirements for admission to the University of Manitoba.

Program Objectives

As an LOA E-Learning graduate, you will have developed the unique skill set needed for teaching and managing the online learning experience. You will a engage learners in educational and training environments; and/or develop an instructional design project for an educational or professional setting by utilizing best practices.

If you choose the Teaching Stream, you will:

  • Understand best teaching practices in an online environment
  • Use pedagogy and course outcomes as a guide for selecting learning technology
  • Identify measurable learning outcomes
  • Apply knowledge, strategies, and tools to develop a detailed online teaching project

If you choose the instructional Design stream, you will:

  • Understand basic learning theories and their relation to instructional design
  • Use pedagogy and course outcomes as a guide for selecting learning technology
  • Write measureable learning outcomes
  • Apply knowledge, strategies, and tools to develop a detailed online instructional design project

Opportunities

  • Enhanced skills for Industry, government, or corporate trainers
  • Enhanced competencies for teachers
  • Enhanced skills for leaders and other professionals

Program Length

The program will take a minimum of twelve months to complete. There is no maximum time limit for completion of the LOA.

Delivery Methods

The program courses are delivered fully online.

Program Structure

Both streams involve three courses for a total of 108 course hours.

Course Requirements

Students are required to take all three of the required courses in their chosen stream, Teaching or Design, for a total of three courses. The Capstone course in your chosen stream must be taken last.

Fees

$100 application for applying to the Post-Baccalaureate Certificate program and $535.00 per online course.

Laddering / Transfer Credit Arrangements

Upon successfully completing the LOA, you have the option of applying your courses towards the Post Baccalaureate Certificate in E-Learning, provided you meet admission requirements. Four of the E-Learning courses (not including the Capstone Courses) will also be offered as an elective option in the Certificate in Adult and Continuing Education (CACE) program.

Courses

Required Courses

Students are required to take all three of the courses in their stream.

    Teaching Stream:

    • EDTC 0550 – Foundations of Teaching Online
    • EDTC 0560 – Using Technology for Teaching and Training
    • EDTC 0592 – Applied Project in Teaching Online (Capstone)

    Design Stream:

    • EDTC 0520 – Instructional Systems and Learning Technologies
    • EDTC 0530 – Instructional Design for E-Learning
    • EDTC 0590 – Applied Project in E-Learning Design (Capstone)

Course Schedule

TERMCOURSE NUMBERCOURSE NAME  (Courses run in Online formats)
Fall 2017EDTC 0550Foundations of Teaching Online (REQ)
EDTC 0530Instructional Design for E-Learning (REQ)
Winter 2018EDTC 0560Using Technology for Teaching and Training (ELE) OL
EDTC  0540Instructional Systems and Learning Technologies (ELE) OL
Spring 2018EDTC 0592Applied Project in Teaching Online (Capstone) (ELE)
EDTC 0590Applied Project in E-Learning Design (Capstone) (ELE)

FAQs

What is a Letter of Accomplishment (LOA)?

The Letter of Accomplishment credential indicates that you have successfully completed an intensive, focused program that addresses the educational requirements for a very precise field of study.

What is Online Learning?

Online learning is how we offer the course content. The where and when and is completely up to you. You’re free to decide the way that you’d like to integrate the classroom into your life, whether you’d like to do the course work on lunch breaks, in bed, or on a picnic table on a leisurely Saturday afternoon. Simply download the course modules, and learn at your own pace. Remember, instructors are still available to help when you need it.

Online courses are delivered through UofM’s online learning management system UM Learn.

How long does it take to complete the program?

The program can be completed in twelve months or longer.

Do I have to take the courses in a specific order?

You need to complete the first two courses in the teaching or design stream before commencing your capstone project.

What is the Capstone project?

The Capstone project is an assignment designed specifically to apply and showcase the skills you learned in the other courses in the program.

Can I just enroll in a single course if I'm not interested in the entire program?

p>Yes, you can enroll in just a single course. And completed courses can later be applied towards a Letter of Accomplishment in E-Learning.

Apply to the Program


1. Fill Out an Application Form


Download and submit a completed Program Application Form.
Program Application Form (PDF)

2. Gather Your Transcripts


Submit official transcripts of the highest level of education you have completed. Student copies or photocopies are not acceptable. Transcripts become the property of University of Manitoba and will not be returned.

Submit any other required supporting documents (e.g., letters of reference, letter of intent).

3. Submit Your Documents


Submit completed application form and transcripts to:
Student and Instructor Services
185 Extended Education Complex
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, MB, R3T 2N2
or by email: extended@umanitoba.ca

Final official transcripts from any university or college attended other than University of Manitoba are required. Student copies or photocopies are not acceptable. Transcripts become the property of University of Manitoba and will not be returned.

Submit any other required supporting documents (e.g., letters of reference, letter of intent).

4. Register for Your Courses


You can register for courses either online or by email, mail, in person or fax.

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