eLearning Developer

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With the growth of online education, teaching and training has advanced the need for skilled developers of web-based learning. These courses are designed to provide students with usable skills and a pedagogical basis in order to develop quality online learning materials. Students will not only learn the practical skills for development, but will also be introduced to how their role relates to the team-based approach in educational design. These courses are offered fully online through OntarioLearn.

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E-Learning Tools

This course explores current web-based educational tools that address a variety of learning needs. Key areas covered include choosing appropriate tools and creating activities that allow for ease-of-maintenance. Students will gain hands-on experience working with a variety of eLearning tools.

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Multimedia for E-Learning Developers

There is abundant research demonstrating that not all students learn the same way and therefore it is important to cater to a variety of modalities when designing online educational materials. By identifying the purpose of multimedia design, students will create a short learning unit that demonstrates their understanding of best practices and skills in audio, video, and graphic design. Students will also learn copyright law as it pertains to educational use of materials.

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Instructional Design for Online Learning

This foundational course introduces the student to current learning, instructional design theories, and models used to guide the effective design of online learning environments. The student will analyze learning needs of their target audience/learner profiles/learner analysis and develop a design plan for a specific instructional approach.

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  • Design and develop multimedia content for elearning, including audio, video, illustrations, animations, and interactive content using relevant, current and/or emerging technologies
  • Collaborate with subject matter experts in researching, selecting and evaluating appropriate technologies, tools and applications to achieve project objectives.
  • Contribute as a member of an integrated team to execute the planning, delivery, and evaluation of elearning projects.
  • Perform all work in compliance with relevant regulations, accessibility legislation, copyright legislation, and industry standards.

Program Contacts

Georgina Ioannou
Program Assistant
416-491-5050 ext.22946

Joanne Bonnet
Academic Program Manager
416-491-5050 ext.22528