Certificate in Curriculum Development

About Certificate in Curriculum Development

The Certificate in Curriculum Development is designed for teachers, educators and administrators who are or will be involved in curriculum development. Participants will learn to analyze, design, implement and evaluate curriculum in relation to an instructional system design. The program content includes elements and phases of instructional design, needs analysis and assessment, methods of instruction, curriculum development vs. instructional design, implementation, planning delivery, formative and summative evaluation.

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Once you register (below) you will be provided with an ID and a password, which is unique only to you, by email once your registration has been confirmed. You will then be able to log into the program. At that time you will also be assigned an instructor that you may contact should you have any questions while logging in or completing the program.

How to Register

Simple, safe, secure, using the Online Registration Form below. There are no registration fees for this program. Please allow up to 48 hours for your registration to be processed and for you to receive your user name and password by email.

Length of the Online Program

You will have six months from the time you register to complete the program. You can finish it in weeks, months, however you wish to pace yourself. It is entirely up to you! When you finish the program you will immediately be issued a transcript of completion by email with all your scores on the tests and your official Certificate in Curriculum Development from the Canadian College of Educators is sent by email or a hard copy of the certificate mailed to you can be purchased for $25.

Certificate in Curriculum Development consists of 100 hours

Tuition Fees: $500


This online program is divided into five modules and a detailed glossary. Each module includes a test. Participants will be awarded the Certificate in Curriculum Development upon successful completion of the modules.

Principles of Instructional Design

In this module, participants will learn about elements and phases of instructional design. Furthermore, they will examine the difference between pedagogy and andragogy and how to base their design on their target group.


This module introduces the planning stage including the learning outcomes, goals, objectives and needs analysis. Participants will examine different assessment methods including observations, focus groups, analysis of data and online assessment.

Design and Development

This comprehensive module deals with the differences between the instructional design and curriculum development and it will discuss the necessary steps that lead to the finished product. It provides examples of instructional methods such as direct and indirect instruction, interactive instruction and experiential learning. Participants will learn how to design effective testing tools and how to incorporate different strategies, tests and methods into their design.


This module describes the planning and delivery phases of the instructional design. Participants will learn to identify and deal with planning issues such as training the trainer and logistical issues involved. The module will also examine different approaches to learning styles and their possible application in the design.


In this module, participants will learn how evaluations measure the success of the implemented program and determining a value and effectiveness of an instructional design. It will examine formative, summative and follow-up types of evaluation.

How to Purchase and Register: Simple, safe, secure, using the “Add to Cart” button below. Please allow up to 48 hours for your course registration to be processed and for you to receive your user name and password by email.