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Instructional Design

Instructional Design Specialists (IDS's) at each campus provide support to faculty through consultations, training and resource sharing.  The IDS at New Kensington is Deborah Sillman, who can be contacted through e-mail (dys100@psu.edu) or by telephone (724-334-6092).

Instructional Design Resources

ID Resources at Penn State New Kensington- Instructional design resources

Teaching and Learning with Technology- Tools and ideas to help integrate technology into your class.

Schreyer Institute for Teaching Excellence- Support for faculty and links to many learning tools

Schreyer Institute syllabus resources- Samples, tutorials, checklists for writing your syllabus

Plagiarism detection and prevention resources- Guides and tutorials for faculty and students

Copyright Perspectives- Covers many aspects of copyright, including Fair Use, Creative Commons, Teach Act.

Unique Resources for Copyright Education - a great site from the Association of College and Research Libraries

Teaching withTechnology - Training Resources

IDS Technology handouts- Specific instructions for Angel, blogging, ePortfolios, multimedia, etc.

"lynda.com" at Penn State- Video tutorials on any and all technology topics.

ITS Training Services - Technology training available from University Park

Media Commons - Everything you need to create rich multimedia content.

Media Commons Faculty Resources - benefits of media projects

Teaching Online

Web  Learning @ Penn State - a collection of resources for both blended and online course delivery.

John A. Dutton e-Education Institute Faculty Development - excellent introductory materials

Open Courses from CourseSites - free courses about designing and teaching online and blended courses.

eLearning at Penn State Harrisburg - resources from the Faculty Center at Penn State Harrisburg

Hybrid Course Resources from the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee

Learning Online - Are you Ready? - an online tutorial for students from Penn State's iStudy for Success

Conquering the Content Workbook - an online workbook style version of the excellent book Conquering the Content: a step-by-step guide to online course design by Robin Smith (this book is available in Blissell Library)

Outreach Faculty Development - courses on teaching online from Penn State Outreach (primarily aimed at World Campus faculty,  but resources available to all).

Online Teaching Guide - from Duke University School of Nursing - a " user-friendly and practical tool to assist faculty in planning and implementing online courses"