The primary purpose of this department is to support faculty as they develop and expand distance learning courses. This department works closely with the Distance Learning committee and faculty members. With training in instructional design (curriculum planning) and delivery, primary support is for the technology of distance learning. Services include:

  • Consultation for course planning and delivery
  • Support for distance delivery via online Internet systems and compressed video
  • Consultation and support for adding web components to traditional and non-Internet distance ed courses
  • Technical training for the interactive video classroom
  • Training in distance delivery strategies and technologies
  • Training to use campus classroom technology
  • Provides faculty access to computers for graphic, audio, and video editing

As a secondary purpose, this department supports students with their distance learning courses.