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  • Graduate Certificate in eLearning Leadership

    Overview

    The “millennial generation” has demonstrated a preference for learning through non-traditional and informal strategies. As the demand for technology-based solutions grows so will the need to have trained professionals prepared to develop and deliver distance learning solutions. Additionally, as corporations seek to enhance training and the delivery of that training to an increasingly global workforce, they are looking to distance learning to help achieve their organization’s learning goals while at the same time controlling costs and maintaining quality control.

    Building on Drexel University’s success in developing large-scale, high quality e-learning programs, the accredited Graduate Certificate in E-Learning Leadership is designed to meet the needs of today's working professionals across many fields. This certificate provides, in a concentrated format, the most contemporary knowledge and skills needed for students who do not wish to pursue a master's degree but would value a credential that demonstrates their learning.

    Students will be taught to:

    • Understand the entrepreneurial aspects of leading an e-learning enterprise including how to develop a business plan
    • Discover and endorse emerging technologies with the overall goal of enhancing both individual learning and the educational venture as a whole
    • Impart leadership over approach to pedagogy and e-learning technologies—including virtual worlds, mobile devices, and gaming environments—to optimize learning outcomes and return on investment
    • Design educational content and programs for the purpose of dissemination via varying online formats, including home, office, and mobile

    Program Features

    • A flexible, completely online program that fits easily into your busy work and personal schedule
    • Named one of “America’s Best Colleges” U.S. News & World Report
    • A highly interactive online learning method allows extensive interaction with faculty and other classmates

    Curriculum

    Requirements 
    ELL 501The Purpose and Business of E-Learning3.0
    ELL 502E-Learning Technologies3.0
    ELL 503Teaching and Learning Issues in E-Learning3.0
    ELL 504Learning Technologies & Disabilities3.0
    ELL 604Design & Delivery of E-Learning I3.0
    ELL 605Design & Delivery of E-Learning II3.0
    Total Credits18.0

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    Admissions Criteria

    • A bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution with a GPA of 3.0 or higher (graduate degree GPA will be considered along with the undergraduate GPA)

    Required Documents

    • A completed application
    • Official transcripts from all universities or colleges and other post-secondary educational institutions (including trade schools) attended
    • Two letters of recommendation (professional or academic)
    • Personal Essay (500 - 750 words) describing your interest in the program. Specifically:
      • How the program relates to your previous educational activities
      • If changing course, why are you moving in a new direction with your educational goals
      • How the program relates to your current line of work
      • How you plan to apply the program to your future goals
    • Resume
    • Additional requirements for International Students

    An interview may be requested.


    How to Submit Supporting Documents

    Tuition

    The tuition rate for the academic year 2015-2016 is $1157 per credit.

    This rate applies only to new online matriculated students. Students receiving special tuition plans with Drexel Online may not combine them with other tuition benefits that may be available from Drexel University.

    This program is not currently eligible for Federal Financial Aid, however, we offer tuition reduction through our network of partner companies and organizations, and for Drexel University alumni and those in the military.

     

    Academic Calendar

    Term 
    Classes Begin 
    Classes End 
    Exams Begin 
    Exams End 

    Fall 2015     

    September 21, 2015

    December 5, 2015

    December 7, 2015

    December 12, 2015

    Winter 2016 

    January 4, 2016

    March 14, 2016

    March 15, 2016

    March 19, 2016

    Spring 2016 

    March 28, 2016

    June 6, 2016

    June 7, 2016

    June 10, 2016

    Summer 2016 

    June 20, 2016

    August 29, 2016

    August 30, 2016

    September 3, 2016

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