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Earn an Academic Certificate in K-12 eLearning Design

The Academic Certificate (AC) in K-12 eLearning Design is designed to provide K-12 teachers with a foundation for eLearning Design. Students will be presented with information to develop knowledge and skills in design theory, models of instructional design, course management systems, and eLearning technology. Courses are also designed to prepare students to create and use internal and external evaluation tools and assessments. Courses do not lead to an Arizona Department of Education teaching certificate or endorsement currently. Courses may count for professional development hours to renew an Arizona standard teaching certificate. Contact the Arizona Department of Education for more information.

CIPS Code: 13.0501

Admission Criteria:
Must hold a Career and Technical Education certificate or a standard elementary, or secondary, or special education teaching certificate.

Required Courses 12
Course # Class Title Credits
ELN100* Foundations of eLearning Design for K-12 3
ELN103* K-12 eLearning Technology and Media 3
ELN121* Evaluating K-12 eLearning 3
ELN122* K-12 eLearning Assessment Creation 3
Total: 12

Program Notes

  • The total amount of credits required for this Maricopa certificate is 12.
  • Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for all courses within the program.
  • * indicates course has prerequisites and/or corequisites.
  • Minimum GPA: 2.00

Program Competencies

  1. Review history, characteristics, and theories of eLearning. (ELN100)
  2. Summarize design foundations for eLearning in the K-12 classroom. (ELN100, ELN103)
  3. Compare and contrast types of technology and media available in the eLearning environment. (ELN103)
  4. Review limitations of technology and media in the eLearning environment. (ELN103, ELN122)
  5. Compare and contrast eLearning evaluation tools. (ELN121, ELN122)
  6. Evaluate K-12 eLearning. (ELN121, ELN122)
  7. Summarize procedures for assessing K-12 student interaction and collaboration. (ELN122)
  8. Create student assessments. (ELN122)
  9. Apply principles of eLearning instructional design. (ELN100, ELN103, ELN121, ELN122)

All information published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.

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