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Instructional Design Support

Instructional design supports and promotes teaching and learning effectiveness.
Review your course to evaluate if you're using best practices in all aspects of curriculum design, delivery, instruction and assessment.

Make an appointment in the TALK Center to get an overview of learning theories, "what works" in educational technology, and course mapping to align assignments and assessments to learning objectives. 

Schedule personalized training for Blackboard or for a specific educational technology application. 
Meet with our Instructional Designer Karin Riggs to review any of the topics listed below.
Contact the TALK Center: talkcenter@uic.edu 

  • Blackboard overview: getting your Bb course ready, adding a Blackboard quiz or survey, and how to be Fair-Use Compliant.  
  • ECHO360 overview: how to link your ECHO lectures to your Blackboard course and self record mini ECHO lectures.
  • Blackboard Tips & Tricks:  using the grade center, creating pools of questions for tests, best practices for using The Performance Dashboard

Make an appointment today: talkcenter@uic.edu

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