Instructional design is a cornerstone in the field of training and development. This certificate will provide students with knowledge in the basics of instructional design. Areas of study include instructional systems design, evaluation research, needs assessment, return on investment, adult learning concepts and designing for online delivery. Required Courses (15 semester hours) Introduction to Training and Development; Instructional Systems Design; E-Learning Course Design; Evaluation Research Method. In addition, one course from the following: Instructional Methods and Delivery; Human Performance Technology; Adult Learning Theory and Application.
RUOnline is accredited to the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. The teaching programs are accredited to the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).