SCHOOL OF EDUCATION AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT
This is an exciting time for instructional design and technology professionals! There is a growing demand for professionals with elearning experience. The Information and Learning technologies program (ILT) will give you the skills you need to take on a number of careers - from corporate learning to K12 teaching.
The ILT program applies adult-learning principles throughout the program. The program emphasizes interactive learning and provides you with opportunities to solve real world problems. From day one, you will begin to build an online portfolio of your work which provides you an opportunity to bring your coursework together in an attractive way for prospective employers.
The fully online degree option allows you to fit your schedule and your lifestyle and gain new knowledge, regardless of your location.
Learn more about the ILT degree programs below:
This degree program will give you the skills you need to design and facilitate online learning opportunities for learners in higher education, K12, and corporate settings. You'll experience interactive learning, hands-on projects and collaborative team work - all highly marketable skills. You will: create web-based instructional products that incorporate multi-media and hypermedia techniques and applications; and develop important leadership and research skills. You will then create an online portfolio that exemplifies best practices in e-Learning. The entire program takes about 2 years to complete.
The world of learning in adult settings is changing fast. It's not just about training and formal education anymore. It's about helping people pursue their learning goals individually and in teams. With skills you learn in the Instructional Design program option, you will create Web resources, multimedia demos, job aids, online modules - anything that helps adults learn and perform better on the job. These instructional-design skills are in high demand in corporate, healthcare, government, and higher-education settings.
Teacher librarians must add value to a school and contribute directly to the school’s goals and priorities. The Teacher Librarian Leadership MA degree will prepare you with the information-technology, pedagogy, and leadership skills you need to help students and teaching colleagues succeed and adapt to the demands of today’s world of information and technology.
Investing in your future is a big decision. However, becoming a fully online student at CU Denver is an affordable option with discounted tuition rates for non resident, fully online students. And of course, you will save money not having to drive to campus!
Tuition and fees are based largely on the class that you enroll in. Tuition amount assessed is determined based on which school/college is offering your class, as well as if it is an undergrad or graduate level, and finally your resident status. For more information or to view exact rates, please visit the Bursar's website.
Financial aid and scholarships are available for those who qualify.
These programs are offered fully online. Successful completion of the MA degree requires a minimum of 30 graduate semester hours. The time to completion varies, but many students finish in two years.
The need for eLearning professionals is growing, not only in K12 and higher education, but in corporate settings too! Students who complete the ILT program go into a broad spectrum of work and a variety of settings including:
At the CU Denver, you’ll earn a degree from a top-ranked program recognized worldwide. All of our online program courses are taught by the same top-notch faculty as our in-person courses.
Meet Dr. Caron Westland. Dr. Westland believes, "learning is a trusting process. If we trust those who teach us and open ourselves to the experience, amazing transformations can occur." In her courses, Dr. Westland, "guides my students through the journey of learning utilizing critical thought and experiential practice."
Learn more about Dr. Westland in this "I Teach Online" video, where she discusses her background and her "aha" moment that led her to teaching teachers.