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Graduate Diploma in Distance Education Technology

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At a Glance

Learn the current principles and practices of technology use in distance education and training with Athabasca University’s online Graduate Diploma in Distance Education Technology (GDDET).

Q: Why take the Graduate Diploma in Distance Education Technology?

A:

If you’re interested in issues related to the use of technology in distance education and training, but aren’t ready to pursue the MEd, this program may be for you.

Q: How long will it take to complete?

A:

You can take up to 3 years to complete all requirements.

Program Overview

Learn the current principles and practices of technology use in distance education and training with Athabasca University’s online Graduate Diploma in Distance Education Technology (GDDET).

The GDDET emphasizes the concepts and skills required to prepare, deliver and manage distance programs. It will benefit those who work in distance education as:

  • instructors
  • teachers
  • trainers
  • decision makers
  • planners
  • managers
  • administrators

As GDDET courses are part of the Master of Education in Distance Education (MEd) program, you will take your courses with MEd students.

Why take the Graduate Diploma in Distance Education Technology?

If you’re interested in issues related to the use of technology in distance education and training, but aren’t ready to pursue the MEd, this program may be for you.

Program details

The Graduate Diploma in Distance Education and Technology is an 18-credit online graduate program. You must complete at least 9 credits through Athabasca University.

There are normally 3 intakes each year, in September, January, and April.

All courses are online grouped study, with defined start and end dates.

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