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Instructional Design Center

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Instructional Design Services

Faculty course developer speaking to instructional designer, who listens intently with pen in hand

The Office of eCampus Learning's Instructional Design Center (IDC) provides EKU eCampus faculty members with instructional support throughout the entire course creation and teaching experience for undergraduate and graduate online courses. Our mission is to work with faculty members in creating relevant, engaging, and interactive learning experiences for students. This fosters academic achievement and the development of critical thinking skills, resulting in lifelong learning. This is done by sharing instructional strategies and innovative resources that are grounded in learning theory and guided by the solid principles of instructional design practices.

Some of the services we offer include:

  • Collaborating with faculty members on an individual basis regarding the design and development of their courses;

  • Consulting with departments regarding online program design and development;

  • Providing instructional multimedia production services (see Multimedia Production);

  • Developing and conducting workshops and professional development sessions to aid faculty in course creation and best pedagogical practices;

  • Evaluating eCampus courses to ensure stringent Quality Matters standards are met.

Congratulations to our Fall 2017 Online Course Development and Teaching Certificate Graduates!

Fall 2017 Faculty Online Course Development Certificate Recipients

Nearly 150 members of the Eastern Kentucky University community have completed the EKU Online Course Development and Online Teaching Certificate program. The intensive 8-week program is sponsored by the Instructional Design Center in the Office of eCampus Learning.

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