SOME COURSE TOPICS: (1) Educational Technology (EdTech); (2) IT Support; (3) Data Management, Privacy, & Security; (4) School Networks; and (5) E-Learning & Online Curriculum

Digital Badges to Promote Student Creativity

Digital Badges to Promote Student Creativity

Time: 01:00

This module will guide teachers through a number of best practices associated with digital badge design and implementation to support learner creativity and inventiveness. Educators will walk away from the session with a more clear understanding of what Open Badges are; how they can be used to inspire students; how they can be used to improve instruction and create learning pathways; how to design and issue them; and some additional strategies for implementing them. 

Digital Badges for Career Pathways

Digital Badges for Career Pathways

Time: 01:00

This module will guide teachers through a number of best practices associated with digital badge design and implementation to support career pathways. Educators will walk away from the session with a more clear understanding of what Open Badges are; how they can be used to support CTE and career pathways; how they can be used to improve instruction; how to design and issue them; and some additional strategies for implementing them. 

Digital Badges for Student Engagement

Digital Badges for Student Engagement

Time: 01:00

This module will guide teachers through a number of best practices associated with digital badge design and implementation to support learner engagement and retention. Educators will walk away from the session with a more clear understanding of what Open Badges are; how they can be used to improve student motivation; how they can be used to improve instruction and create learning pathways; how to design and issue them; and some additional strategies for implementing them.

Digital Badges for Professional Development

Digital Badges for Professional Development

Time: 01:00

Due to recent events, there have been many new challenges associated with the need to provide just-in-time, personalized training to staff surrounding changing restrictions and mandates; often complicated by the additional need to provide this training remotely. This session breaks down the benefits and best practices associated with using Open Badges to facilitate accessible, personalized, verifiable, and engaging online professional development programs. 

Basic Tutorial of Articulate Storyline 2
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Basic Tutorial of Articulate Storyline 2

Time: 00:20

The desire for online learning has grown over the past few years. A combination of more robust, fully interactive eLearning modules and shorter but passive micro-learning modules have become standard tools and practices for Instructional Designers. Articulate Storyline has quickly become a leader in the eLearning authoring software industry. Although a powerful tool, there is a steep learning curve and the numerous tools available to the user can become overwhelming. This module aims to walk the user through a basic tutorial and best practices on how to create interactive eLearning modules. 


The intended audience for this module is teachers who are more technologically advanced and want to learn how to harness a more powerful teaching tool. Although the learning curve is steep, eLearning modules can be created for students of all ages.



Introduction to Cybersecurity: Phishing Attempts
LDT @ SDSUSDSU LDTDaniel Oliver

Introduction to Cybersecurity: Phishing Attempts

As technology has advanced, so have the methodologies of identity thieves to steal your personal data..Identity thieves have become more cunning and have switched tactics from brute force to manipulating users into providing login information and other authentication credentials through social engineering, and more specifically, phishing attempts. This module will take a look at various ways to browse the internet and other apps more safely and more efficiently.


The intended audience for this module is focused on teachers, however, this information can be useful for almost any audience that utilizes email and other mobile applications. 



MISS.MOE Verified Trainer
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MISS.MOE Verified Trainer

Time: 01:44

This is the official MISS.MOE Verified Trainer course. Those who complete these short online training modules will earn their MISS.MOE Verified Trainer certification, which will automatically result in them being listed as a trainer on the website and being given trainer permissions on the MISS.MOE platform. Those who earn this digital badge will immediately be able to start uploading their own trainings, professional development materials, conference presentations, and digital badges to the website.