ETS | ID Course Design Badges and Certificate

USF Instructional Design is now offering a suite of ETS course design badges, which can lead to the completion of the new Course Design Foundations certificate. Earning a badge requires attendance at a workshop and submitting 1–2 hours of independent coursework upon its completion. The certificate can be earned after completion of three core and two elective badges. ETS badges and certificates can be showcased on LinkedIn and your professional portfolio. 

Why Do I Need a Badge?

Earning a digital badge is a representation of your accomplishment or skill in a specific area. Showcase your badge on LinkedIn or your resume to strengthen your job search or share with your friends on other social media.

Do I Have to Earn a Badge?

Although workshops are open to all, earning a digital badge requires the completion of additional independent coursework within two weeks of taking the workshop. 

Eligibility

All faculty and qualified staff (i.e., those who partake in course design at USF) can participate in Instructional Design workshops and the Course Design Foundations certificate program.

Certificate Requirements

To earn the Course Design Foundations, you must attend five of the following workshops. Each requires independent coursework that must be completed within two weeks of attending the workshop.

Core Badges:

  • Course Design One: Delivery and Content (1.5 hour workshop and 2.5 hours of self-directed work)
  • Course Design Two: Activities and Assessment (1.5 hour workshop and 2.5 hours of self-directed work)
  • Universal Design for Learning Essentials (1.5 hour workshop and 2.5 hours of self-directed work)

Certificate Electives (choose two):

  • Dons Template Essentials (1 hour workshop and 1.5 hours of self-directed work)
  • Multimedia Essentials (1 hour workshop and 1.5 hours of self-directed work)
  • Flipped Learning* (1 hour workshop and 1.5 hours of self-directed work)
  • Active Learning* (1 hour workshop and 1.5 hours of self-directed work)

Enroll Now

To enroll in the program, visit Instructional Design on myUSF and register for workshops.