UNLV offers a 12 credit web-based graduate certificate designed to support K-12 teachers, university instructors and professors, and business and industry trainers. Completion of the certificate program will provide educators and trainers with improved ability in their online teaching, training, and professional development through an emphasis on (a) strong assessment practices, (b) active learning strategies, (c) effective digital media implementation, and (d) inclusion of appropriate social media components.
The certificate includes the following graduate-level research and development courses.
- CIT 609 – Internet for Learning (Spring term)
- CIT 643 – Designing Digital Materials for Education (Fall)
- CIT 647 – Creating Online Learning Environments (Fall)
- CIT 648 – Issues and Methods in Online Learning (Spring)
Contact Kendall Hartley (kendall.hartley (at) unlv.edu) for additional information. You can also view more information on the UNLV website.
The deadlines to apply for admission to the certificate program are:
- Spring – November 1st
- Summer – March 15
- Fall – June 1st
Each course emphasizes the use of open-source and freely available resources. You will not need to budget for additional funds to purchase textbooks, software, or subscriptions to complete the certificate.