Plan & Design a Course

Support Designed for You

Our interdisciplinary team has broad experience bringing pedagogical principles into classrooms, blended classes, and fully online courses. We are here to support you.

Plan and Design a Course
Course Design Institute Workshop

Course Design Institute

This annual program provides early-career faculty and lecturers with a collaborative and immersive environment in which to design new courses or modify existing courses. We help you optimize course design to maximize student engagement and learning.

Teaching with Technology Workshop

Teaching with Technology Program

Learn how to integrate digital tools, content, and pedagogies into engaging learning experiences through our annual workshop and group luncheons. We will guide you through various instructional design models, demonstrate examples of flipped and online learning environments, and provide you with professional support and resources.

Student in a blended and online learning program

Blended and Online Learning Design

This online resource guides you through online and blended course design, and can be accessed anytime, anywhere. Learn how to create an engaging and inclusive learning environment, best present content online, develop solid assessments, and more. 

Get Started with Canvas at VPTL

Get Started with Canvas

The Canvas learning management systems helps you organize courses, stimulate student engagement and track, grade, and communicate student outcomes easily. We provide clear, step-by-step instructions and videos to help get you up and running and maximize use of the system. Discover how Canvas can best support you and your students.

Faculty in a workshop

Other Workshops and Programs

We offer workshops throughout the year to support your course design and development. Topics include backward design, functional alignment, evaluation and feedback, flipped classrooms, blended learning, and inclusive learning. We can also work with you to design a custom workshop for your team.