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Learning Technologies Certificate

Maximize your talent development initiatives with the right technology and tools.

Integrate technology into your learning solutions using proven application approaches, practical models, templates, and a comprehensive process that considers learner and organizational needs.

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Credits: CEU 1.4 MORE
Level: Capable
Role(s): Learning Technologist More
Language(s): English
Capability Area(s): Technology Application

Pricing

$1,495
Member
$1,745
Non-member
Course Info

From learning management systems to virtual classroom platforms to e-learning tools, learning technologies big and small are essential for modern training initiatives. A learning technology ecosystem includes these platforms, tools, and more. We define the ecosystem as the various learning technologies and infrastructure used to execute an organization’s talent and development strategy.

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From learning management systems to virtual classroom platforms to e-learning tools, learning technologies big and small are essential for modern training initiatives. A learning technology ecosystem includes these platforms, tools, and more. We define the ecosystem as the various learning technologies and infrastructure used to execute an organization’s talent and development strategy.

We talk about learning technologies as an ecosystem because a singular tool or platform can rarely support all of an organization’s needs and its people. An array of choices is available to enhance your learning experiences. Thoughtfully integrating the right tools leads to greater knowledge acquisition and skills application on the job and overall positive outcomes for the learners.

This course will give you the knowledge and tools to source and evaluate learning technologies as well as the knowledge and skills you need to conceptualize a holistic learning technology ecosystem. We’ll explore e-learning and learning delivery software, data standards, user experience design, extended reality, artificial intelligence, and accessibility considerations. This program will provide you with access to ATD-exclusive templates and tools you can apply immediately to develop your own learning technology ecosystem architecture.

This certificate aligns with the technology application capability of the Talent Development Capability Model™, which serves as the foundation for ATD Certification Institute’s master programs and APTD® and CPTD® certifications.

Why You Should Attend:

  • Discover common practices and approaches for identifying, selecting, implementing, and maintaining learning technologies that will enhance your learning and talent strategies.
  • Get techniques for assessing, defining, and articulating technology requirements.
  • Learn how to configure and support a learning technology ecosystem that meets your organization’s needs along with its talent development goals.
  • Become a valued learning tech resource for your organization or the organizations you support.
  • Earn an industry-recognized certificate, continuing education credits, and an ATD digital badge to share with your networks.

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What You Will Learn
  • Conduct a learning technology assessment.
  • Articulate standards necessary to adopt learning technology.
  • Determine how to effectively evaluate and select e-learning software tools.
  • Articulate accessibility standards used when creating learning experiences.
  • Prepare learning technology usability tests.
  • Describe common data standards and how they are used in the learning ecosystem.
  • Examine considerations of using advanced learning technologies including AI, MR, and social media platforms.
  • Integrate the benefits of leveraging principles of UI/UX.
  • Determine your level of future readiness in leveraging effective learning technology ecosystems.
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TOPICS
Identifying and Articulating Technology System Requirements
  • Organizational Needs Assessment and Learning Architecture
  • Key Considerations for Identifying and Articulating Technology System Requirements
Evaluating and Selecting E-Learning Software Tools
  • Consider Key Factors
  • Create, Deliver, and Measure Content With E-Learning Tools
  • Evaluating and Selecting Software Tools
Selecting and Implementing Learning Technologies
  • Assess the Need for Technology
  • The Purpose and Value of Technology
  • Keeping Up With Changing Technology
Creating Accessible Learning Experiences
  • The POUR Framework
  • ADA, Section 508, and WCAG
  • Testing Learning Experiences With Assistive Technologies
Methods and Techniques for Testing Learning Technologies
  • Success Criteria Factors
  • Components of Usability and Functional Tests
  • Usability Testing Methods
Principles of User Interface Design
  • The Fine Line Between UI and UX
  • The Role of Design Thinking in UI
Introduction to Artificial Intelligence and Mixed Reality for Learning Professionals
  • Artificial Intelligence and Mixed Reality
  • Considerations for Your Learning Ecosystem
Leveraging Social Media for Learning
  • Social Theories and Necessary Skill Sets
  • Social Media for Talent Development
  • Navigating Legal and Social Media Considerations
Data Standard Formats and xAPI Foundations
  • Data Standards and Where to Find Them
  • AICC, SCORM, and xAPI
Administering a Learning Technology Ecosystem
  • Categories and Examples
  • Key Considerations for Strategy
  • Involving Stakeholders and Partners
Who Should Attend

This is the technology program for learning and talent development professionals. It was developed for participants and teams new to learning technologies or for those who want to gain a comprehensive skill set for evaluating, developing, maintaining, and improving learning technology systems and tools. This may include training coordinators and managers, instructional designers, independent consultants, trainers and facilitators, and other roles with responsibility for leading, influencing, or supporting a learning tech stack.

Level: Capable
Roles: Learning Technologist, Instructional Designer, Talent Development Manager
Language: English
What Our Participants Are Saying
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Facilitators
Cara North
Emily Wood, CPTD

Things to Know

ATTENDANCE

For full-day face-to-face and live online programs, participation in all originally scheduled days of the program, including both face-to-face and live online formats, 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.

For multi-week, live online 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. To be marked complete for that one session, please email [email protected]. For programs with four or fewer sessions, attendance at all live sessions is required to receive a certificate. All sessions will be recorded and available for participants to review throughout the program for your reference.

ATD requires active participation throughout the program to receive credit. Active participation in live online sessions 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 significantly limits your ability to fully and actively participate.

If you meet the eligibility requirements, a certificate will be issued to you through the ATD Learning Platform at the end of the program.

CREDITS

14.0 learning hours

1.4 CEUs awarded

This program is eligible for 14.0 professional development hours or recertification points from the ATD Certification Institute (ATD CI) for the APTD or CPTD credential.

This program has been approved for 14.0 (General) recertification credit hours toward PHR, SPHR, and GPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute.

This program is valid for 14.0 PDCs for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit shrm.org/certification.

TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS

A laptop computer with Wi-Fi capability is required for both face-to-face and online programs. Please do not bring mobile devices (phones, tablets, etc.) in lieu of a laptop. There will be no computers available on-site for participants. Note: You might not have an optimal experience if you are using Internet Explorer or Microsoft Edge to access your courses. Chrome is the recommended browser.

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  • Review logistical information.

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