Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in E-Learning

Bring Your Expertise to the Digital Classroom

If you’re an educator, workplace trainer, or instructional designer, you’ll gain the necessary knowledge and skills to lead instructional design projects and apply e-learning technologies in your day-to-day teaching. Designed for new or experienced workplace trainers and educators, our courses offers a theory-based, yet hands-on approach to using instructional systems and learning technologies to design and/or deliver educational materials.

Direct your degree towards E-Learning, and direct learners towards new knowledge and skills.

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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.

Designed for new and more experienced educators and professional trainers, the Post-Baccalaureate Certificate (PBC) in E-Learning explores the latest developments in online educational technology; provides a solid foundation in e-learning planning, implementation and program management; and offers an opportunity for professionals to gain the knowledge to design, implement and manage online learning in educational and business settings.

Credential Awarded

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate (PBC)

Program Overview

The PBC E-Learning will meet the growing needs of educators, workplace trainers and instructional designers to gain the necessary knowledge and skills to lead instructional design projects and apply E-Learning technologies in day-to-day teaching.

Who is the Program for?

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in E-Learning at the University of Manitoba will meet the growing professional needs of educators, professionals and corporate trainers who want to gain knowledge and techniques in online teaching and/or instructional design, e-learning technologies and the management of e-learning projects.

Admission Requirements

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

Program Objectives

Upon completion of the program students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate enhanced professional leadership skills within an organizational context

Teaching stream:

  • Effectively manage and deliver online learning courses
  • Coordinate educational projects from start to successful completion

Design stream:

  • Develop, apply and justify a learning strategy appropriate to the educational/training needs
  • Coordinate instructional design projects from start to successful completion

Opportunities

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in E-Learning at the University of Manitoba will meet the growing professional needs of educators, professionals and corporate trainers who want to gain knowledge and techniques in online teaching and/or instructional design, E-Learning technologies and the management of E-Learning projects.

Program Length

The program will take approximately 1 year to 3 years to complete.

Delivery Methods

The program courses are delivered fully online.

Course Requirements

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

Fees

$100 application for applying to the Post-Baccalaureate Certificate program and $725.00 per online course.

Laddering / Transfer Credit Arrangements

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

Courses

Required Courses

Students are required to take all three of the Workplace Foundational Skill courses.

  • LDRS 0510 – Learning for Leaders in the 21st Century
  • MGMT 0500 – Project Management Essentials
  • MGMT 0520 – Excellence in Communication

Elective Courses

Students must take the three elective courses from their choice of either the Teaching Stream or Design 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)

FAQs

What is a Post-Baccalaureate Certificate?

A Post-Baccalaureate Certificate is a credential awarded after completing a program specifically designed for students who hold a Bachelor’s Degree. The programs are developed to bridge the gap between traditional university studies and the applied knowledge required for the working world.

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?

  • In 1 year: a minimum of 2 courses have to be taken in fall and winter and 2 in summer
  • In 2 years: a minimum of 1 course has to be taken per term

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

The Capstone course in your chosen stream must be taken last.

What is the Capstone course?

The Capstone course 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?

Yes, you can enroll in just a single course. And completed courses can later be applied towards a Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in E-Learning.

Apply to the Program




1. Fill Out an Application Form


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


Program Application Form (PDF)

2. Gather Your Transcripts


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).


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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University of Manitoba
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