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Instructional Design Services

Instructional Design Services

Instructional Design Services serves the SDSU community and fulfills many roles throughout the decades of its operation. Firm commitment to support, development and service has driven IDS to follow a vision. This desire for excellence leads to innovation and leadership. The goal of IDS is to support the instructional, research, institutional and service missions of the university.

Through the promotion of contemporary, cutting edge technologies, IDS provides students, faculty and staff universal access and guidance to worldwide electronic resources. Development and access to institutionally developed instructional and informational resources help poise SDSU to be eLearning leader in education.

IDS helps faculty, staff and GTAs:

  • Design, develop, evaluate and teach effective face-to-face, hybrid and online courses.
  • Apply current research and best practices on eLearning and innovative teaching technologies that support the goals of the university.
  • Gain the knowledge and training needed for university eLearning applications.

Need Support?

Our staff is available in the office 8 a.m.-5 p.m. CST, Monday-Friday. We are here to answer all your questions related to online/hybrid teaching, D2L, Zoom, Echo360 clicker, interactive learning media and other university eLearning applications. Or you can just submit a ticket online directly.

2024 Fall Training Topics and Schedule
2024 Summer eLearning Academy
Winter D2L Bootcamp - Gear Up for Spring 2024
D2L Course/Section Combination Form


Visit insidestate.sdstate.edu > Academics > Instructional Design Services to find more information. Contact the Support Desk if you need access to InsideState.

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SDSU professional staff members received awards at the SDSU Professional Staff Advisory Council annual meeting

SDSU honors seven professional staff members

Seven members of the professional staff at South Dakota State University have been honored for their quality work. The recipients were honored at the SDSU Professional Staff Advisory Council annual meeting in mid-May.