The non-degree Certificate in Applied Learning Sciences is a 15-credit hour graduate program and is focused on human learning, whether alone or social settings. The program will develop the knowledge and skills of people whose jobs could be thought of as entailing human learning along three broad areas, which students synthesize through their applied projects:

  1. Learning: how people, as individuals and as part of social organizations, learn;
  2. Design: the design, implementation, and revision of learning environments that support human learning; and,
  3. Assessment: the assessment of learning and the evaluation of the impact of learning environments.

Curriculum Requirements

Learning
TAL 704Introduction to the Learning Sciences (Required) 13
Human Learning (Required)3
Applied Research and Development in the Learning Sciences - Seminar 1 (Required) 13
Design
TAL 704Introduction to the Learning Sciences (Required) 13
Applied Research and Development in the Learning Sciences - Seminar 1 (Required) 13
Select 1 course from the following:3
Design of Online Learning Environments
Design of Formal Learning Environments
Design for Workplace Related Learning
Design for Out-of-School, Informal Learning
Assessment
TAL 704Introduction to the Learning Sciences (Required) 13
Assessment of Human and Organizational Learning (Required)3
Applied Research and Development in the Learning Sciences - Seminar 1 (Required) 13
Total Credit Hours15
1

Course appear under each area because of their cross-cutting nature but will be taken just once.