Educational Technology & Instructional Design


Program Information

The traditional modes of classroom-based training are rapidly changing due to advancements in learning technology and more innovative media formats. The tech-savvy students and employees of today demand more personal and interactive ways to teach. Educators and industry are seeing the importance of how they teach to better accommodate the emerging generation of digital-age learners.

The Educational Technology and Instructional Design, Ontario College Graduate Certificate complements the practical skills of educational professionals by adding technology-based, online and mobile learning tools that can be effectively integrated into the learning and teaching environment. Learning management systems of today will be the key to unlocking a better educated student and employee in the future.

As a mobile college, this program aligns with the Lambton College strategic mandate to be a leader in mobile educational technology. The program curriculum will focus on meeting the growing need for highly skilled professional educators to assume leadership roles in program and instructional design, development, evaluation and online facilitation.

Students develop proficiency with industry-standard web authoring tools including Articulate Storyline and Adobe Creative Cloud, as well as e-learning QA standards. 

This program is designed to demonstrate the integration of multiple platform teaching technologies for individuals currently responsible for such roles as professional development within corporations, government and the public sector, as well as for online learning developers. Graduates can expect to develop and expand their knowledge of educational theory using state-of-the-art educational technologies.

Students entering this program are entering a Mobile Learning - Class+ Experience program. The Class+ Experience is exclusive to Lambton College, where technology inspires learning. Mobile devices allow students to experience learning both inside and outside the classroom, integrating educational apps and tools into class activities. See device requirements.


Admission Requirements

Ontario College Diploma, or Ontario College Advanced Diploma, or degree in education or related field.

ESL Requirements

English Language Requirements

IELTS (International English Language Testing Score) of 6.5

At the discretion of the International Office, applicants with an IELTS score of 6.0 may be considered for admission. Those admitted will be required to take two supplementary English for Academic Purposes (EAP) courses concurrently during their regular academic study.

Meeting the minimum English requirements does not guarantee admission. Students with higher English proficiency scores will receive priority in the admission assessment process.

Employment Opportunities

Career positions may include, but are not limited to:

  • Corporate Training
  • E-Learning Specialist
  • Training Officer
  • Curriculum Developer
  • Instructional Designer
  • Education Consultant

International Education
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