The traditional modes of classroom-based training are rapidly changing due to advancements in learning technology and more innovative media formats. The tech-savvy students and employees of today demand more personal and interactive ways to teach. Educators and industry are seeing the importance of how they teach to better accommodate the emerging generation of digital-age learners. 

The Advanced Teaching – E-Learning and Instructional Design, Ontario College Graduate Certificate complements the practical skills of educational professionals by adding technology-based, online and mobile learning tools that can be effectively integrated into the learning and teaching environment. Learning management systems of today will be the key to unlocking a better educated student and employee in the future. 

As a mobile college, this program aligns with the Lambton College strategic mandate to be a leader in mobile educational technology. The program curriculum focuses on meeting the growing need for highly skilled professional educators to assume leadership roles in program and instructional design, development, evaluation and online facilitation. Students develop proficiency with industry-standard web authoring tools including Adobe Cloud Suite, as well as e-learning QA standards including AICC and SCORM. Graduates of the program are eligible for one years’ credit towards CTP and/or CTDP credentials from the Institute for Performance and Learning. 

This program is designed for a wide range of people, from those who teach in a formal classroom setting to anyone who facilitates seminars, trains employees or teaches general interest programs to a wide range of student groups. Graduates can expect to develop and expand their knowledge of educational theory using state-of-the-art educational mobile technologies.

Admission Requirements

Ontario College Diploma, or Ontario College Advanced Diploma, or degree in education or related field.

English Language Requirements

IELTS (International English Language Testing Score) of 6.0
(Increasing to 6.5 for September 2017)

Meeting the minimum English requirements does not guarantee admission. Students with higher English proficiency scores will receive priority in the admission assessment process.

Employment Opportunities

Career positions may include, but are not limited to:

  • Corporate Trainer
  • Instructor
  • Training Officer
  • Curriculum Developer
  • Instructional Designer
  • Education Consultant