Faculty Testimonials


"CODL was indispensable for the creation of my online careers courses in anthropology.  I simply provided the content, and CODL polished it, designed my Blackboard website, and handled all of the video recordings, making the entire process smooth and painless.  Whenever I need to update the material, CODL edits the website instantly and flawlessly."
– Brent Metz (ANTH 102 & 360)


“I've appreciated the opportunity to partner with CODL in developing and expanding our online offerings. The staff is knowledgeable, responsive, creative, and student centered. They have challenged us to think in new ways and our courses are better for it.”
– Amy Leyerzapf (LDST 201)
“Working with CODL has been a wonderful experience. With their help, I have found that designing and teaching an online course has allowed me to be creative in new ways, more thoughtful in developing assignments, and engage a broader range of students in rigorous and meaningful learning. They have been a great source of support as I adapted my in person skills to the online environment. Though I was wary at first, I have come to really enjoy online teaching, in part because of the work of CODL.”
– Katie Batza (WGSS 327 & 563)

“CODL staff were very patient, knowledgeable and supportive. They really helped every step of the way. I could not have done it without their help.”
- Cécile Accilien (AAAS 177 & 301)



“At present, I have authored and designed two major online courses for the Department of English. Most recently I developed  Foundations of Technical Writing, a business-writing course that is required for many majors and career paths. My Shakespeare course has been online through CODL for at least six years now in several versions, and it too is a KU CORE course for the English major.  Both courses have flourished with student involvement and online interaction. The staff at CODL have made these teaching experiences some of the best in my career. In every way, CODL assists instructors to make our online course offerings the best possible. From the ground up, from designing and planning to actual implementation, CODL works closely with instructors to ensure the development of top-quality student-learning environments in the electronic world. “ 
– Steve Evans (ENGL 332 & 362)

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