"Vanderbilt University has announced a new Instructional Design Support Center focused on improving online teaching and course quality. The institution is working with instructional design firm iDesign to provide faculty with a variety of real-time services and support, including access to resources on online teaching and course design, instructional design support services and troubleshooting, and templates for the school's learning management system."—Source: Campus Technology
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WHY THIS MATTERS:
One key takeaway from the pandemic has been that faculty need proper support to make a streamlined leap into online teaching. This new center will help faculty make the transition while also fostering innovation and collaboration.