eLearning Developer


Program Information

With the rapid growth of online education, demand is growing for skilled developers of web-based learning. This program is designed to provide students with usable skills and a pedagogical basis for developing quality online learning materials. Students will learn the practical skills for e-learning development and will also be introduced to how their role relates to the team based approach in educational design.

Areas of focus include collaborating with subject matter experts, developing and maintaining web and multi-media content, recommending appropriate e-learning strategies and materials based on learning theory, ensuring compliance with relevant regulations, accessibility legislation, copyright legislation, and industry standards.

Admission Requirements

O.S.S.D. or Mature Student Status

If you are taking part-time courses with the intention of completing a program and earning a credential, you must meet Admission Requirements outlined on the program page. It is the student's responsibility to supply proof of admission requirements to the Office of the Registrar before he/she has completed three courses in the program.

If you do complete the program and do not have the appropriate admission requirements, you will be ineligible to receive your certificate or diploma.

If you believe you have an equivalent level of knowledge and would like credit for Prior Learning Assessment, please contact Counselling at 519-542-7751 ext 3412 at least two weeks before classes begin.

Employment Opportunities

Graduates of this program may work in industries such as education, training, financial, retail, health care, trades and consulting and may be employed in roles such as elearning designer, rapid e-learning developer, learning specialist, e-learning consultant, e-learning course author, training specialist author, learning and development specialist and training content developer.

Online Education

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