ITDS offers a number of facilitated courses throughout the year offered in an online asynchronous format. Below, you will find more details on all currently available courses. Our goal is to create and provide courses that meet the needs and demands of our growing faculty audience. If you’re looking to learn more about one specific instructional technology, be sure to check out our calendar of existing workshops with open registration. If you’re interested in a more personalized approach, we have one-on-one consultations available on a variety of topics!
Empowering Online Teaching and Learning (EOTL) is a 3-week online course intended to provide faculty with an overview of online teaching and learning, applicable for both online and hybrid courses. The cohort experience allows for a rich exchange of ideas and practices between faculty peers across the university. ITDS offers this course multiple times per year.
Student Engagement Tools and Techniques (SETT) is an asynchronous course that aims to provide faculty with a conceptual framework of student engagement as well as strategies and tools that they can implement in their own teaching practices. Join to learn new strategies, test out instructional technologies, and share knowledge and experiences with your colleagues!
The Innovative Design for Effective Assessments (IDEA) course is a three-week online, asynchronous course intended to provide faculty with a variety of innovative assessment strategies to improve student learning outcomes in online, hybrid or in-person classes. This course introduces strategies and emerging technologies to help you build or improve how you evaluate student learning. You will have an opportunity to refine or develop assessment plans for your course(s) or focus on enhancing specific activities and assignments.
Creating DIY Multimedia to Enhance Learning is a 4-week online, asynchronous course which provides the training you need to produce quality academic media content from the comfort of your home or office. This course is intended to equip you with the necessary skills to plan, record, and edit multimedia content for courses you may already teach or intend to teach.