Next Start Date: August 29, 2022
Application Deadline: August 15, 2022
Curriculum: 4 courses
Develop the Essential Instructional Strategies to Gain a Competitive Edge in Several High-Demand Fields!
Graduate Diploma in Online Education is a unique program that delivers world-class AUB education in an online asynchronous format providing you with the flexibility to learn the foundations of online teaching and instructional design at your own pace.
This program is ideal for working educators and aspiring instructional designers who want to learn how to design and develop active, collaborative, and engaging learning experiences catered to this digital age, while using the latest tools, techniques, and technologies.
Candidates from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply. No previous experience is required!
Length of Program: Two Academic Terms
Format: Online Asynchronous
Course Duration: 13 weeks
Curriculum: 4 courses (12 credits)
Next Start Date: August 29, 2022
An Innovative Learning Experience
As the first program of its kind in the region, the Graduate Diploma in Online Education delivers an innovative learning experience that will accelerate your career growth and offer you a competitive edge in several high-demand fields. This program follows an online asynchronous format and requires the completion of 4 courses, equivalent to 12 credit hours.
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You can transfer all your diploma credits towards our
Master of Arts in Computing in Education.
See course details below.
- Expand your knowledge of the latest educational technologies to create accessible and inclusive learning experiences for students of this digital age.
- Independently develop and implement online courses, training programs, and syllabi using different kinds of instructional models.
- Develop a critical perspective on the norms and ethics underlying electronic information sharing in diverse contexts along with the associated implications of such practices.
- Acquire life-long skills in leadership, critical thinking, and interdisciplinary collaboration that train you to take on instructional design roles in a variety of formal and informal settings including education, business, as well as non-profit and governmental organizations.
This diploma is open to students from all backgrounds. No previous experience is required! Because this a
graduate diploma, the admission requirements are the same as the Faculty of Arts and Sciences' requirements for a Master's degree admission, namely the following:
- A bachelor's degree with a GPA of at least 80 percent (equivalent to 3.2/4 on the AUB Scale) in the major field of study and a cumulative average of at least 75 percent (equivalent to 2.7/4 on the AUB Scale).
- Applicants other than AUB graduates and graduates of recognized colleges or universities in North America, Great Britain, Australia, and New Zealand, must demonstrate proficiency in the English language through standardized tests.
Tuition & Fees
Price per credit: $300 per credit.
This course introduces the ethics of technology related to responsible behavior when accessing, managing, exchanging, and disseminating information electronically. Topics covered include fair information practices as well as various ethical, legal, privacy, and security issues across disciplines.
Foundations in Distance Education
This course provides participants with the academic and practical fundamentals of online learning. It focuses on distance education in formal and informal settings, particularly for students in K-12 settings and adult learners in higher education.
Instructional Design and Development
This course introduces the basic principles, tools, and techniques required for instructional design.
Technology and Information Systems for Teachers and Administrators
This course explores the use of technology and information systems in schools at the administrative level, addressing how different information systems' tools and applications are used in the educational environment for decision-making, planning, and communication.