Plan of Study

All certificate students will complete four core courses and one elective (15 total credits) in order to satisfy the requirements for the Instructional Technology Design Certificate. Three introductory core courses will be completed at the beginning of the program (9 Credits):

  • INSDSG 601 Foundations in Instructional Design and Learning Technology
  • INSDSG 616 Production of Computer-based Training
  • INSDSG 640 Planning, Design and Development of eLearning

The Certificate Program should culminate with the Capstone course (3 Credits):

  • INSDSG 655 Project in Multimedia

In addition, students should select one course (3 Credits) that best meet their needs and match their interests. Technical elective courses are updated or added as necessary, to keep pace with the rapidly changing nature of technology.

Current course offerings include the following:

  • INSDSG 605 Production of Media Materials
  • INSDSG 610 Video Principles for Instructional Design
  • INSDSG 617 Advanced Computer Based Training
  • INSDSG 624 Evaluation in the Instructional Design Process
  • INSDSG 646 Universal Course Design
  • INSDSG 653 Theory, Design, and Practice of Online Synchronous Learning
  • INSDSG 684 Design and Instruction of Online Courses
  • INSDSG 697 Special Topics in Instructional Design