Award-Winning Instructional Design Expertise


The Center for Instructional Design (CID) has been selected as a 2017 Blackboard Catalyst Award winner in the “Professional Development” category. Founded in 2005, the annual Catalyst Awards recognize and honor innovation and excellence in the Blackboard global community of practice. The foundation for this effort lies on the best use of Blackboard Learn for faculty professional development. For instance, the CID offers a Teaching Online Academy (TOA), which has certified over 500 instructors to teach online within the university. The TOA provides participants with skills such as experience using Blackboard Learn for online, and online pedagogical approaches.