The online education space is thriving and reaching more students every year.
E-learning provides an excellent opportunity for working parents taking classes in the evenings, international students looking for diverse education, or anyone who wants to navigate materials on their schedule and collaborate in an online environment. As educators creating these materials, we have an opportunity to create high-quality online learning experiences centered on the learner and utilizing the latest e-learning technologies.
Our Learning Experience Design (LXD) Certificate will help you develop your online educational experience using the latest designs that help the learner succeed.
Whether you’re a current educator looking to move your courses online, an informal educator (museums, outdoors, parks, etc.) wanting to broaden your audience, or are someone who is already invested in e-learning and is looking to hone your skills, you can benefit from the expert training and insight in this program. Click to learn more about what is learning experience design and view a glossary of LXD terms.
Oregon State University is at the forefront of online education, and our renowned College of Education has been working with educators in Oregon and beyond for almost one hundred years. This certificate program will enable you develop next-level skills that advance your instructional design career.
In this program you will:
You will also receive customized feedback on your assignments from our expert instructors, helping you grow and build your portfolio. And you will join a cohort of professionals looking to advance their education and interact via discussion boards, creating a networking opportunity with others working in the field.
This certificate program is designed for those who want to create or improve their online learning materials and will help you:
At the end you’ll have a certificate from Oregon State University certifying your experience and knowledge.
This LXD certificate series includes the following five component courses, which may be taken together or individually:
This course is a collaboration between Oregon State University College of Education and Oregon State University Professional and Continuing Education.
Dr. Lynne Hindman is an educator and resourceful lifelong learner who values partnerships, teamwork, and building bridges across organizations. Certified PreK-12 school principal, tenured teacher, college administrator, university instructor, researcher, and community educator. Lynne has a Masters in Educational Leadership; Specialist in Ed. Administration; and a PhD in Adult & Higher Education with a specialty in Community College Leadership.
Josh Bancroft is a lifelong geek who taught himself to type in computer programs to play games when he was 5 years old, and has been fascinated by the intersection of learning and technology ever since. Josh has a Masters degreee in Adult Education and Organizational Development from Oregon State University, and works on software education and community initiatives in the Developer Relations group at Intel.
Kim has been an educator since 1995. She has a serious passion with helping teachers reach students because she believes that the academic experience can and should be rewarding as a teacher as well as a student. Kim teaches Spanish at a local High School and at the university level has taught Active Research, Data classes, instructional strategies and engagement strategies since 2009.
Jo Baker has over 15 years experience in the adult learning field, with the past five years focused on instructional design for E-learning. She works with corporate and healthcare clients to design meaningful online learning experiences that incorporate micro-learning, learner-led design, scenarios and story-telling. As an instructor, Jo is invested in supporting a robust online learning community and in the application of learning theory to real-life learning challenges.
Johanna Wood is passionate about using user experience design to better contextualize and analysis the human needs within an experience. She has consulted as a UX design researcher for both public and private businesses to deliver measurable insights about user audiences and their experiences. She enjoys working collaboratively with other specialists to ensure that every project takes a human-centered approach that aligns with a design criteria and client needs.