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Learning Environments

Candidates facilitate learning by creating, using, evaluating, and managing effective learning environments.

(AECT Standard 3)

Creating - Candidates create instructional design products based on learning principles and research-based best practices.

Using - Candidates make professionally sound decisions in selecting appropriate processes and resources to provide optimal conditions for learning based on principles, theories, and effective practices.

Assessing/Evaluating - Candidates use multiple assessment strategies to collect data for informing decisions to improve instructional practice, learner outcomes, and the learning environment.

Managing - Candidates establish mechanisms for maintaining the technology infrastructure to improve learning and performance.


Ethics - Candidates foster a learning environment in which ethics guide practice that promotes health, safety, best practice, and respect for copyright, Fair Use, and appropriate open access to resources.

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