Professional Development and Training

Technology Training Program

ETS offers free technology training to faculty, staff, students. Training is available as small group, one-on-one, or customized for special projects and departmental requests. Classes meet in the Academic Innovation Lab, Gleeson Library 236Weekly open lab hours are 4 - 8 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

For consultations on projects, our staff members are available by appointment. Come visit us at our office in Gleeson Library basement floor GL02 or request a consultation or service online.

Self-paced Learning

LinkedIn LearningLinkedIn Learning

LinkedIn Learning, previously known as is available for all USF student, faculty and staffs without cost. All users can learn various topics of interests from this premium subscription and gain knowledge that are advantageous to their course of study, professions and classroom teaching.


Online Training LibraryOnline Training Library

Check out and subscribe to ETS Online Training Library to stay informed on various instructional technologies. These videos are specially curated to provide helpful tips and updates on the technologies we support at USF.

Professional Development

Summer Intensive collecion of ipad, keyboard, iclicker and postitsETS Summer Intensive Program

This May/June, the ETS is sponsoring a three-day summer intensive program for full-time and adjunct faculty to provide an opportunity for faculty to learn about instructional strategies and technologies that may address an instructional goal in one or more courses.


The Spark Joy Series: Instructional Design workshops Spring 2019 Instructional Design Workshops

In harmony with Marie Kondo’s work, positively impacting our homes with decluttering and organizing, the Instructional Design team is offering four spring workshops to help you discover how to “Spark Joy” in your courses. Workshops include Course Changing Magic for Access Equity, Igniting Student Engagement Through Online Activities, Sparking Joy with Course Multimedia, and Invoking Solutions—a Peer-to-Peer Card Game to Discover Purposeful Learning Activities.


Tech TalksTech Talks Series

Every semester we invite faculty and guests to hold presentations on various technologies and on pedagogy that can be implemented as ideas for an engaging classroom learning experience.



Peer2Peer: Teaching with TechnologyPeer2Peer Teaching with Technology

This program is co-sponsored with the Tracy Seeley Center for Teaching Excellence. Faculty members lead a one-hour presentation with some room for discussion and implementation on a technology method or platform used in their course. The idea behind the program is that faculty learn best from the examples of their peers, who are tuned to the nuances of using technology in learning environments.


Innovation Awards 2019Technology Awards for Innovation

We sponsor the awards to create a greater awareness of achievements by faculty who are finding new ways to use information technology in education. These awards honor faculty who have demonstrated innovative uses of technology in education to improve student learning.



Ed Tech Expo on March 18. 2017Ed Tech Expo

A day of discovery and learning. Meet with colleagues who have successfully implemented technology solutions in their courses. Learn about emerging tools and techniques to support different instructional strategies.



Technology Certificate Program University of San Francisco Educational Technology ServicesTech Certificate Program

Completing a minimum of five technology classes in one track along with a work-related project by August is required to complete the certificate program.  Earn a certificate and a digital badge by completing a track.