Program Goals

Through the following Program Objectives and Student Learning Outcomes, the Instructional Design Certificate at Seminole State College of Florida seeks to meet the needs of educators and educators-to-be, trainers, and other professionals who wish to certify their expanding and improving professional knowledge in educational technology. 

Overall Program Objectives

  • Provide an accessible and cost-effective program of continuing instructional design education for a range of learners, based upon national standards to ensure high quality
  • Increase working and aspiring educators’ ability to certify their expanding study and demonstrate their growing content knowledge 
  • Model methods for on-going reflection, study, and revision of professional standards and methods
  • Require course projects grounded in the purposeful design and incorporation of technologies in curriculum or work contexts
  • Support the development of learning communities focused specifically on the meaningful use of instructional technologies

Student Learning Outcomes

Certificate participants will develop the following student learning outcomes throughout the coursework:

  • Analyze current technology tools, instructional theories, and legal obligations related to the deployment of instructional technologies across various learning environments
  • Discern various learners’ needs and differentiate appropriate instructional technologies accordingly
  • Develop and implement effective instructional designs for learning environments relevant to the scholarly and workplace settings


Ashley M. Navarro, Ph.D.
Professor, Education