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Athabasca University

Graduate Certificate in Technology-Based Learning*

* This program was previously called Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Technology-Based Learning (PBCTBL).

The Graduate Certificate in Technology-Based Learning (GCTBL) is offered by Athabasca University's Centre for Distance Education. Technology-based learning is an ever expanding and developing field with changing needs. As distance education and technology-based learning evolves, practitioners are seeking technology-based tools in teaching and training. Professional educators with these skills are in high demand.

The certificate program is intended for practitioners who are interested in:

  • models of technology use in distance education and training settings
  • applications of teaching and learning theory to online technology implementations
  • current online learning theory and literature applied to distance uses of communications and delivery technologies
  • application of program evaluation concepts in distance education
  • implications for practice of research into online uses of technology


Information effective Sept. 1, 2020 to Aug. 31, 2021.

Updated June 30 2020 by laurab

AU, CANADA'S OPEN UNIVERSITY, is an internationally recognized leader in online and distance learning.