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The mission of the Center for Learning and Teaching is twofold: to support, promote, and enhance teaching, learning, and research; and to foster innovation.

The 2018 Faculty Summer Conference, Ahead of the Curve: How ODU is Shaping the Online Learning Landscape. May 22-23. Ted Constant Convocation Center.



  • Faculty Innovator Grant Proposals Due December 3

    The Faculty Innovator Grant (FIG) program encourages Old Dominion University faculty to explore innovative use of technology to improve student learning. Proposals are due December 3, and awards ($1,500-$3,000) will be announced no later than December 14. Collaborations are welcome. Learn more.


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    Roadmap to Web Accessibility in Higher Education


    Although new web technologies and online media have been a boon for distance and online teaching, students and staff with disabilities have become increasingly disadvantaged. This white paper provides guidance for making online university content accessible to as many stakeholders as possible.

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    What is Curriculum Design?


    Curriculum design is a big part of teaching, but it can be hard to know exactly what it means. This free video tutorial is part of a larger lesson on Instructional Pedagogy. It highlights the “what” and “why” to designing a course, as well as the importance of curriculum mapping.

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    5 Easy Steps for Creating an Engaging Online Course

    Inside Higher Ed

    This article examines the best practices or factors that create a more engaging online course. The five themes provide tips and strategies for enhancing the online course design experience based on the ADDIE model.

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