The eLearning concentration develops knowledge, skills, and attitudes in professionals who design, teach, support, evaluate, lead, and manage programs for diverse audiences via distance technology in educational, corporate, government, military, and non-profit organizations. The program is innovative as it approaches eLearning from an international and cross-cultural perspective. Developed using the latest Internet-based technologies and facilitated by internationally recognized faculty the program is accessible entirely online. The program emphasizes a learner-centered, community-centered, interactive approach to online learning, where participants engage in hands-on activities and work collaboratively on complex, authentic real-world projects to develop products for immediate, practical use in the work environment. Participants interested in research explore Interaction Analysis and Social Learning Analytics to determine how online interactions and online learning communities can be improved. Careers include eLearning development specialist, faculty eLearning talent developer, and eLearning designer.

Required Core Courses (15 credit hours)

Course Name Course Title Credit Hours
OILS 541 The Adult Learner 3
OILS 546 Framing Designs of Learning (Instructional Design) 2
OILS 547 Prototyping Designs for Learning (Instructional Design) 1
OILS 535

OILS 536


OILS 545
Culture and Global eLearning I

Culture and Global eLearning II

Cross-Cultural Issues in Adult Learning


OILS 544 Program Evaluation 3

**Students must register for OILS 597 Capstone. The Capstone is offered as a 1 credit hour segment 5 times an academic year (Fall 1st Half, Fall 2nd Half, Spring 1st Half, Spring 2nd Half, and Summer). Students should repeat the course three times to fulfill the requirement for 3 credit hours. Students may take the 1 credit hour segments consecutively, but it is not required. For students who plan to graduate in one year, students should take the Capstone during their second semester. For Students who plan to graduate in two years, students should take the Capstone during their third semester.**

Required Courses for the eLearning Concentration (9 credit hours)

Course Name Course Title Credit Hours
OILS 505 Management of eLearning Systems 3
OILS 534 Mobile Learning 3
OILS 537 E-Learning Course Design I 1
OILS 538 E-Learning Course Design II 2

Elective Courses for the eLearning Concentration (6 credit hours)

Students may select 6 additional hours of electives from the following list selected in consultation with their advisors.

Course Name Course Title Credit Hours
OILS 501 Presentation Technologies 3
OILS 502 Instructional Multimedia 3
OILS 503 Digital Video Techniques for Instruction 3
OILS 504 Instructional Use of Computer Simulations and Games 3
OILS 506 Exploring Virtual Worlds and Virtual Reality in Online Learning Environments 3
OILS 510 Knowledge Management 3
OILS 533 Management of Learning Technology 3
OILS 554

Consulting and Project Management