Learning Experience Design

Learning Experience Design

Today’s learners have grown to expect efficient, easy, useful experiences similar to what they encounter every day online, and on their phones, making it challenging for educators and learning organizations to keep up. To stay ahead of the curve in this fast-evolving digital landscape, Learning Experience Design (LxD) skills are fast becoming a necessity in the corporate learning space.

The OISE Learning Experience Design Certificate combines user experience design methodology, instructional systems design, and educational pedagogy/andragogy to equip education professionals with a robust learner-centric toolkit for designing better learner interactions with enhanced sensory experiences.

Developed by Canada’s leading faculty of education*, this Certificate program is delivered by award-winning facilitators and industry professionals. It can be completed 100% online in as little as one year, enabling you to participate from anywhere in the world.

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What You'll Learn

Increase your own awareness of learner characteristics, behaviours and needs through the creation of learner personas, and use communication tools and alternate media to drive learner engagement and ensure a cohesive learning experience.

You’ll learn how to apply techniques for writing enticing, lean and impactful learning content for multiple media formats and create journey maps that identify tools and tactics to use across touchpoints in an end-to-end learning experience to drive learner engagement.

By the end of this program you’ll be able to create structured campaign plans that outline communications, media assets and initiatives designed to launch, support and sustain learning programs.

Who Should Enroll in this Program

This certificate has no formal prerequisites, and appeals to professionals across all sectors who want to advance their learning design skills.

Most Commonly Related Occupations

Instructional & Curriculum Designers

Learning & Development Specialists

Learning Development & Design Managers

PreK-12 Education Professionals

Postsecondary Facilitators

Certificate Overview

You can take these three courses back-to-back, double-up and take more than one in the same term (if available), or take time off in between. Successfully complete all three compulsory courses to earn your Certificate of Completion in Learning Experience Design.

Program Length

Less than 12 Months



Class Size

Under 30 Learners

Course Duration

Each Course is 7 Weeks


3-6 Hours per Week

Total Investment

$965 per Course
(HST Exempt)

Compulsory Courses (Take All 3)

User Experience (UX) in the technology landscape has emerged as critical for organizations which are serious about engaging their customers in mobile and digital environments. With the influence of technology within the education space, Learning Experience Design (LXD) is the synthesis of user experience design methodology, instructional systems design and education pedagogy/andragogy. The Learning Experience Design program introduces education professionals to the attributes and processes of Learning Experience Design in order to advance their professional skill-set for developing learning solutions which produce compelling and engaging learning experiences. In this course, you will explore how to increase with your own awareness of your learners, their characteristics, behaviours and needs; and you will build your toolkit for designing better learner interactions and enhancing the sensory experience in your solutions.

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Do you know how to hook your readers? Or, are they yawning as they page through your elearning screens and handbooks? Powerful writing captures interest and draws the reader into a learning experience through compelling stories and scripts, all while cleverly focusing attention on critical facts, concepts or procedures. Strong writing skills are key to learner engagement and are increasingly in demand in our industry. In this course you will explore key techniques for writing ‘lean’ content, on-screen text, learner interactions and easy to skim reference guides. You will also discover how to write with a bent for learner empathy while effectively representing your learning brand's values.

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Competing for your learner's attention in our always-connected world of social and interactive media is a challenge - especially when you are launching blended solutions that straddle multiple delivery channels. In this course, you'll explore how to use communication techniques to drive a learning campaign that connects the elements of a full end-to-end Learning and Development solution, while generating interest and enthusiasm for individual initiatives. You'll draw upon proven marketing and communication strategies and current practices in the field of learning experience design to focus on the complete learner experience, what happens 'pre' 'during' and post' a learning event to ensure readiness, total engagement, and transfer of learning back on the job.

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Meet Our Facilitators

Josie Di Vincenzo

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