Learn to Integrate Technology and Online Learning Management Systems
The use of technology and educational media continues to become more widespread in all levels of education. Integrating curriculum development, instructional design and course delivery using technology and online learning management systems is a global industry known as e-learning. The e-learning specialization at NCU can help you with this continually evolving industry that includes learning environments from 100% online class offerings to web-enhanced on-campus classroom environments. The specialization develops your knowledge base in curriculum development, design, and delivery via technology and online learning management systems. You will examine e-learning from aspects such as law, technology resources, teaching and learning in synchronous and asynchronous environments, and instructional design. The e-learning specialization is designed to help you explore how educational activities can be designed to incorporate technology, with the goal of engaging the traditional and virtual student. This specialization can prepare you for the ever-evolving field of education for educational institutions, nonprofits, and businesses. Mentored one-to-one by your doctoral professors, you will experience a unique blend of research, exploration, and application, using a variety of e-learning approaches and practices.
The NCU Difference
Northcentral University's unique approach to graduate education is ideal for self-starters and independent thinkers who want a premier education with unprecedented flexibility. With NCU’s online learning model, there are weekly starts for every program or course. Our education approach was developed to meet the needs of your busy life and schedule. We use a unique one-to-one learning model that pairs one student with one doctoral professor for each course. With no teaching assistants, you learn directly from experts who provide personal feedback and professional insights. At Northcentral University, we understand that today's educators and administrators face new challenges every day and must commit to the lifelong pursuit of learning to keep up with the ever-changing educational landscape. NCU's School of Education helps prepare students to meet these challenges by providing stimulating, relevant and career-focused bachelor's, master's, specialist, and doctoral degree programs in education. Throughout your academic journey, you will be mentored by professors who are experienced in your field of study. At NCU, you will never have to participate in group projects. You move forward on your pace, by setting your own studying schedule. In a class size of one, there’s no one to get in the way of your individual success. None of our programs have residency requirements, allowing flexible access to you no matter where you live. When you enroll in NCU to earn an advanced degree in education, you will become part of a community of professionals who are already making a difference around the world.
“We use online technology every day, so I am planning on using it to help students be better prepared for the job market and everyday life.” – Victoria Haddad, PhD in Education (2015)