Instructional Design Services

What is Instructional design?

Instructional design is the systematic process of developing a course or components of a course. The process follows a prescribed framework of analysis of learning goals, planning of teaching strategies and instructional activities that align with the learning outcomes, development, implementation and evaluation that will best facilitate effective learning.

The instructional design process is a collaborative effort involving faculty as the subject matter experts and the instructional designers and media specialists of the Learning Technology Center (LTC) unit of Computing Services.

The LTC can provide assistance with the following:

  • Teaching Online Certification Course
  • Reviewing your online course for alignment with Quality Matters essential standards
  • Reflecting on instructional strategies and activities
  • Offering ideas for evaluation methods that align with learning outcomes
  • Providing guidance and training for multimedia and a variety of  technology tools including D2L, Respondus, Campus Pack, web conferencing, clickers and more

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Course DEvelopment resources

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Scholarly Resources:

  • MERLOT - Journal of Online Learnign and Teaching
  • MERLOT II - Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching
Last Updated 6/24/16