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.
Winter 2018: January 8 - February 18, 2018
Spring 2018: April 16 - May 27, 2018
Winter 2019: January 7 - February 17, 2019
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
Designing Effective eLearning
Exploring eLearning Tools
Developing and Implementing eLearning
eLearning Assessment and Evaluation
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-10:1138780162
Ask us about Corporate Training. We can customize this program to fit your organization’s specific needs.


The eLearning Practicum is the culminating course in this PACE program for you to become certified in teaching and training with eLearning. As stated at the beginning of this program, the goal of this course is for you to plan, design, develop, and evaluate your own online course, unit, or training that will effectively demonstrate your learning and meet your job or career needs.  

Students must complete the other eLearning Instructional Design and Development courses before taking the eLearning Practicum.


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



Complete the eLearning Instructional Design and Development Certificate and earn a digital badge to share your accomplishment on Facebook, LinkedIn and more!

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 

  • Apply the concepts, instructional theories, principles, strategies, techniques, skills, and best practices that contribute to effective eLearning.
  • Identify and design learning activities, assessments, and methods that address the needs of the stakeholder and learner.
  • Utilize planning documents and charts aligning assessments and instruction with goals and objectives, stakeholder and learner needs.
  • Utilize a variety of technology tools and resources to provide different learning methods, opportunities, and interactions for diverse learners.
  • Evaluate, reflect, and make improvements to the course, unit, or training prior to implementation.
  • 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.