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Blended Learning Certificate

Go beyond traditional classroom learning.

Learn best practices for selecting and using the appropriate mix of innovative learning technologies to design effective blended learning solutions.

Face-to-Face
Face-to-Face
Credits: CEU 1.5 MORE
Level: Intermediate
Role(s): Instructional Designer More
Language(s): English

Pricing

$1,495
Member
$1,695
Non-member
Course Info

Learn to incorporate a mix of delivery methodologies to reach your learners at their moment of need. This blended learning training program models the concepts taught in the workshop. First, you’ll complete a pre-work assignment and then continue working on it throughout the course. Later, you’ll reconvene with your cohort in an online session following the classroom-based workshop. By adapting your own training program to a blended
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Learn to incorporate a mix of delivery methodologies to reach your learners at their moment of need. This blended learning training program models the concepts taught in the workshop. First, you’ll complete a pre-work assignment and then continue working on it throughout the course. Later, you’ll reconvene with your cohort in an online session following the classroom-based workshop. By adapting your own training program to a blended
format as the course unfolds, you’ll enhance your ability to apply blended learning models on the job.

WHY SHOULD I ATTEND?

  • Learn best practices for selecting and using the appropriate mix of innovative learning technologies to design effective blended solutions.
  • Design a complete blended learning program using an ATD-exclusive process and templates.
  • Anticipate and navigate successfully the challenges associated with blended learning.

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What You Will Learn
  • Define blended learning.
  • List the various formats and media that can be mixed for an optimal blended learning approach.
  • Integrate blended learning into the traditional instructional design process.
  • Determine the resources, expertise, technology, and budget required to implement high-quality blended solutions.
  • Identify common implementation challenges and plan for mitigation.
  • Identify performance support methods and tools that support the blend on the job.
  • Identify ways to ensure management and organizational support for a blended learning curriculum.
  • Make the business case for increased use of blended learning in the organization.
  • Research a variety of blended learning tools.

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COURSE TOPICS
Topic 1 - Defining Blended Learning and Delivery Methodologies

Defining Blended Learning
Delivery Methodologies
Module Summary and Resources

Topic 2 - Integrating Blended Learning

Designing for Self-Directed Learning
Creating a Successful Learning Environment
Creating a Learner-Centered Program
Creating a Learning Guide
Creating a Contract With the Learners
Blended Instructional Design Process
Factors Used to Determine Delivery Methods
Constraints and Links

Topic 3 - Resources

Checklists: Other Resources

Topic 4 - Curriculum Design

Applying BIDP to Curriculum Design
The Design Document Tool
Completed Blended Curriculum Design Document
Other Samples Design Document Tools

Topic 5 - Implementing a Blend

Implementation Challenges
Four Cs to Implementation Success

Topic 6 - Review and Preview

Next Steps: Preview of Synchronous Session
Next Steps: Intersession Assignments

Topic 7 - Sourcing Blended Learning Delivery Tools

Selecting a Tool
Inviting Vendors to the Table

Topic 8 - Building the Business Case

Obtaining Support for the Blend
Building the Business Case

Topic 9 - Appendices

Case Study
Blended Learning in Action
Job Aids
Blended Curriculum Design Document
Building Your Business Case Worksheet
WebEx Job Aid
Glossary
Tool Evaluation Worksheet & Activity Instructions

Who Should Attend

This program is ideal for professionals who design or deliver training and want to adopt blended learning approaches.

ATD Education programs are designed primarily for learning professionals—trainers, instructional designers, and organizational development practitioners—but also greatly benefit anyone within an organization who is responsible for developing others, from managers to human resources specialists.

Level: Intermediate
Roles: Instructional Designer, Trainer
Language: English
What Our People Are Saying
Kate-Galla
Kate Galla

"I would recommend the Blended Learning Certificate Program to any training professional looking to break tradition and expand their organization's training program. The best part of this course was that it had a blended approach itself—so we could experience the effects first-hand!"

Jessica_Samuel
Jessica Samuel

"The Blended Learning Certificate program incorporates such a wide range of topics and considerations that I feel it would be a benefit to training professionals in almost any position. The program has a very useful tie-in to thinking about the business and financial side of training delivery. I highly recommend this program!"

Betsy_Urdaneta
Betsy Urdaneta

"My favorite takeaways were the demonstration of Bloom's taxonomy in blended programs and the blended learning design process. It's a very comprehensive program for those starting out with blended learning."

Dates & Locations
  • Mar 13-14, 2019
    San Francisco, CA
  • May 17-18, 2019
    Washington, DC
  • Aug 12-13, 2019
    Alexandria, VA
  • Oct 03-04, 2019
    Dallas, TX
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Things to Know

ATTENDANCE

Face-to-Face Courses
Participation in all originally scheduled days of the program is mandatory in order to receive the certificate of completion and CEUs. Participants who miss more than two hours of the entire program will not be eligible to receive the certificate. Participants who fulfill the attendance requirement will receive a certificate at the end of the program.

Online Courses
Participation in all online sessions at their currently scheduled day and time is mandatory to receive a completion certificate and any applicable credits.

ATD requires active participation through the program to receive credit for the class. Active participation includes, but is not limited to, participating in virtual classroom activities, discussions, breakout sessions, and intersession work. Please note that using a tablet or mobile device severely limits your ability to fully and actively participate.

For programs with five or more sessions, one missed live session can be made up by listening to the session recording in full. Participants who miss more than one live session will not be eligible to receive the certificate. For programs with four or fewer sessions, attendance at all live sessions is required to receive a certificate. If you meet the eligibility requirements, a certificate will be issued to you through the ATD Learning Portal at the end of the program. All sessions will be recorded and available for participants to review throughout the program for your reference.

CREDITS

1.5 CEUs awarded

Up to 15.0 APTD Recertification Points

Up to 15.0 CPLP Recertification Points

This program has been approved for 15.0 (General) recertification credit hours toward PHR, SPHR, and GPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute.

ATD LEARNING PORTAL

Enrolled in a program? Sign in to the ATD Learning Portal with your ATD account credentials two weeks before the first day of class to:

  • Engage with your facilitator and peers.
  • Access pre-work assignments.
  • View any technical requirements.
  • Review logistical information.

TRANSFERS/CANCELLATIONS

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