The Managing Learning Technologies Certificate spans eight hours and is completed online, over the course of two days. When you complete this program, you’ll take part in a live virtual instructor-led (VILT) class that includes ample time for discussion, analysis and an applied work project. 

DAY 1

LEARNING TECHNOLOGY LIFECYCLE

  • Purchasing
  • Sustaining
  • Retiring

FUNCTIONS OF LEARNING TECHNOLOGY

ADMINISTRATIVE LEARNING TECHNOLOGIES

  • Learning Management Systems (LMS)
  • LMS Features and Processes

Group Activity: Purchasing an LMS

CONTENT CREATION LEARNING TECHNOLOGIES

  • Authoring Tools: eLearning Platforms
  • Other Creation Technologies and Platforms
  • Features to Consider

Group Activity: Retiring Content Creation Technologies

DAY 2

CONTENT MANAGEMENT LEARNING TECHNOLOGIES

  • Online Learning Libraries
  • Content Repositories
  • Knowledge Management Systems
  • Curation Engines
  • Learning Content Management Systems (LCMSs)
  • Features and Processes

Group Activity: Improving Content Management Processes

TRAINING DELIVERY LEARNING TECHNOLOGIES

  • Access Technologies
  • Content Learning Technologies
  • Practice-Based Learning Technologies
  • Assessment Learning Technologies
  • Social Learning Technologies
  • Multi-Modal Training: Using Multiple Delivery Technologies at Once

Group Activity: Maintaining Delivery Technologies

REPORTING AND ANALYTICS LEARNING TECHNOLOGIES

  • Data Generation and Storage Learning Technologies
  • Data Analytics and Reporting Learning Technologies
  • Additional Considerations

Group Activity: Challenges for Learning Analytics

LEARNER EXPERIENCE

  • Learner Experience Factors (UX)
  • Learner Experience Platforms (LXPs)
  • LXP Features and Integration

APPLIED WORK PROJECT: LEARNING ARCHITECTURE ANALYSIS

  • Self-assessment
  • Peer Review and Analysis
  • Discussion and Next Steps

JOB AIDS 

  • A complete course workbook 
  • Learning Management System Scoping Checklist 
  • The Learning Technology Lifecycle Planning Template  
  • The Functions of Learning Technology 
  • Conducting a Learning Technology Needs Assessment 
  • The Training Delivery Toolbox Job Aid 

Want a sneak peek into the course content? Download the Conquering Your Learning Technology Needs Assessment job aid here and The Learning Technology Lifecycle Planning Guide here. 

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