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What is Instructional Design?

The process by which instruction is improved through the analysis of learning needs and systematic development of learning materials. Instructional designers often use technology and multimedia as tools to enhance instruction.

Why use Instructional Design to supplement my class?

Instructional design provides clear instructional goals, learners characteristics are considered, and students are engaged with interactive instruction. Other benefits may include collaboration, lessons designed to meet the needs of students, improved student performance, and more engaging learning experiences.

Where can I get help?

Arts & Sciences
Carolann Weidmayer x94416
Catherine Kolongowski x94293

Nathan Weyl x93051

Alvin Wong x93269

Richard Wack x96738

Catherine Kolongowski x94293

Fully Online Programs (Online MPA, HRD, MBA, MSBA, LTX)
Jessica Diebold x93866
Katherine Hargrove  x95517

Masters in Church Management & College of Professional Studies
Adam Pincus x94307

Blackboard System Requirements

System Requirements to access Blackboard Learn

Logging into Blackboard Learn

Blackboard Authentication



Facuty can create on-demand lecture videos from the convience of their desktop to supplement existing content in Blackboard.  myMediasite presentations are capable of capturing anything on your desktop and synching that material with an optional webcam feed of the instructor.  For more information, please view the documentation for Lecture capture - myMediasite.

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TechZone @ The Commons
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Sa-Su 12pm-8pm

School of Law Helpdesk

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Classroom Technologies Hotline