Making Infographics to Inspire Learning

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1 Unit
Credit Validation

Course Description

Credit Validation for KQED Participants Only

The language of visual design offers a powerful way to engage students. Here you’ll learn to represent complex ideas, information and data in compelling infographics and develop the confidence to enrich your teaching with new media skills. In this hands-on course you will explore ways students can use graphics, images and interactive media for creative expression and to communicate information, make your own infographic for instructional use, and develop a standards-aligned (CCSS, NGSS) lesson plan in which students create graphics or interactive media to demonstrate learning.

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Course Details

Number of Units: 1.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours

Who Should Attend: This course provides continuing education for K-12 educators in all subject areas who want to develop skills and confidence with media making and media literacy.

Directions to Enrolled Participants for University Credit:  Submit your Certificate of Completion by email to [email protected] after enrolling for credit and completing the course.

Course Options

Course Date Units Price
EDC-X784V – 002 01 Jan 202431 Dec 2024 1 $79

Making Infographics to Inspire Learning

01 Jan 202431 Dec 2024
Credit Validation

Refund Policy: All Credit Validation enrollments are refundable, less a $25 fee, if requested within 30 days of enrollment date. There will be no refunds for Credit Validation after the allotted 30 days.

Enrollment Open Through: December 31, 2024 (11:59pm PT)

What You Will Learn

  • Explore how visual design fundamentals, like color choice, layout, filters and iconography work together to tell a story
  • Learn to access and display data visually or interactively to communicate concepts
  • Create lesson plans for classroom projects that align with Common Core and other curriculum standards to ensure that time spent using visuals to produce graphics or interactives result in student learning you want to see
  • Develop strategies for allocating and organizing resources to best facilitate visual media projects in a classroom environment


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Credit Validation

The University of San Diego’s Division of Professional and Continuing Education offers graduate-level extension credit for work completed in trainings, workshops, conferences, induction, credentials, and other professional development programs not offered directly by USD. Complete one of the above and a member of our division will help you earn credit for your hard work and dedication to continuing your education.

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Earn credit for your previous work in trainings, workshops, and conferences through a simple process.

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Many receiving institutions may accept credits towards degree programs, giving you a head start in earning a graduate degree.