Instructional Design


Our team of instructional designers will help you identify the learning objectives for your course, align those objectives with activities, and assess student learning outcomes. Our goal is to help you think through your pedagogy and use online learning tools that allow learners to engage with the course content, with the instructor, and with each other in meaningful ways. Instructional designers will advise you on best practices for course layout following the Quality Matters standards and accessibility guidelines, and they will personalize their recommendations based on the unique needs of your course.  

How do I get started?

  • Contact us. It's as simple as that. We will start working with you wherever you are to envision how an online, hybrid, or flipped course format might work for your discipline and students.
  • Collaborate with us. Let us help you early in the course creation or revision process to see how you can best utilize teaching and learning tools with improved outcomes in mind.  The more lead time we have, the better the results can be.  Even if you’re planning a course many months in advance, please give us a call.

The Course Creation Process and the Media Creation Process images below describe the steps used to design your course or media. Here is the Course Creation PDF or Accessible Word Document and Media Creation PDF or Accessible Word Document.

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If you are not familiar with online, hybrid or flipped learning, our team can share examples to help you think about the possibilities. We provide hands-on course development support, working with you to create media for your courses, and being your resource during the semester and beyond.

The Course Design Matrix is a guide to assist with course objectives, learning objectives, assessments and activities/materials. Here is a PDF and an Accessible Word Document. If you would like to have detailed instructions on how to use the course design worksheet, please view the video below to help guide you. We look forward to collaborating with you!




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