Designed For
Professionals who want to learn eLearning design, development, and instruction, including K-12 teachers and administrators, college and university instructors and administrators, instructional designers, business trainers, human resource managers and business leaders.
January 8 - February 18, 2018
Online | Instructor-led
$425 (+ $60 registration fee)
Six weeks
Plan for 3-6 hours of work per week
3.6 CEUs | 36 Hours
36 PDUs with Oregon Teacher Standards and Practices Commission
Required Textbook:  Arshavskiy, Marina. (2013) Instructional Design for eLearning: Essential guide to creating successful eLearning courses. CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform. ISBN-10:1492920878
Recommended Textbook: Vai, Marjorie and Sosulki, Kristen. (October 25, 2015) Essentials of Online Course Design: A Standards-Based Guide 2nd Edition. Routledge. ISBN-10:113878016
Ask us about Corporate Training. We can customize this program to fit your organization’s specific needs.


Developing and Implementing eLearning aims to introduce you to the skills required to successfully develop and manage the implementation of eLearning projects and training programs. Topics include:

  • Project-development cycle
  • Challenges in scheduling
  • Budgeting and planning
  • Identification of appropriate learning technologies and strategies
  • Learning and content management systems
  • Curriculum development
  • Intellectual property and copyright in the eLearning setting


This course is a part of the eLearning Instructional Design and Development Certificate, which includes:



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PACE eLearning Certificate Advisory Committee:

Jennifer Bachman, Director of Online Education, College of Education, OSU

Darlene Russ-Eft, PhD, Professor, OSU CofEd, Adult and Higher Education unit

Cindy Etherton, MEd, Technology Development Coordinator, Salem-Keizer School District

Shannon Riggs, MA, Director of Course Development and Training, OSU Extended Campus

Cheridy Aduviri, MA, Instructor and Technology Advisor, OSU CofEd, Cultural and Linguistic Diversity Unit

Matthew Nyman, PhD, Instructor, OSU CofEd, Science and Math Ed Unit 

  • Plan the scope, sequence and pace of a project or program
  • Introduction to Learning and Content Management Systems
  • Choose the most effective and cost-efficient course delivery formats
  • Setup and manage discussion boards, synchronous learning sessions, collaborative activities, voice threads, wikis, videos and more
  • Create and maintain student engagement
  • Understand copyright and fair use laws, intellectual property and open educational resources
  • Manage the design schedule and budget of a project or program
  • Covie Quick

    Instructor Covie Quick profile

    Covie Quick is a seasoned educator with 31 years of collective experience. She has trained colleagues, and taught both in online environments and in secondary science. She possesses a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and Science Education from Oregon State University, and an Educational Master’s degree in Information Science and Learning Technology, with a concentration in online education from the University of Missouri. She has published curriculum for the pulp and paper industry and created websites about the Geologic Wonders of Oregon, a Space Colony Adventure and student trips to Washington DC. Using Web 2.0 technology, she recently designed, developed and tested many online lessons that included several web quests for 7-12th grade students in Earth Science and Astronomy. She enjoys sharing and teaching successful educational strategies implored in creating engaging and effective eLearning.

  • Sindy Peng

    Instructor Sindy Peng

    Dr. Hsinyi (Sindy) Peng is an experienced researcher and an instructor in developing and analyzing E-learning processes and outcomes, especially in high schools and pre-service/in-service teacher training. She received her Ph.D. degree in Information Science and Learning Technologies from the University of Missouri. She served as an assistant professor at the Institute of Education/Center for Teacher Education of National Chiao Tung University in Taiwan (2004-2007) before her re-location to the United States. As an instructional designer, she is currently involved in the online curriculum design, development, and evaluation of the “Internet Safety” Program and the “Research Ethics” Program for college-level learners. Her works have been published in peer reviewed journals such as Computers & Education, Computers in Human Behaviors, Educational Studies, Innovations in Education and Teaching International, Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, Educational Technology and Society, and Journal of Technology and Teacher Education.

Instructors and Advisory Board

Jennifer Bachman

Director of Online Education, 
College of Education, OSU