photo of IDT team (Mike DiFonzo, Brooke Winckelmann, Todd Benzin, and Meghan PereiraInstructional Design & Training (IDT) provides faculty support for the use of technology in and out of the classroom as well as assists faculty with design and development of online, hybrid, and web-enhanced courses and modules. 

Workshops offered by IDT support best practices within education to improve the quality of the educational experiences for students and faculty here at Buffalo State.

The team provides training for RITE-supported technologies and services such as Blackboard, O365, clickers, interactive whiteboards, online course development, implementation of OERs and much more.

The team provides training for RITE-supported technologies and services. Workshops offered by IDT support best practices within education to improve the quality of the educational experiences for students and faculty here at Buffalo State.

What is Instructional Design?

The process by which instruction is improved through the analysis of learning needs and systematic development of learning experiences (instructionaldesign.org). There are many models to support the instructional design process.

The Instructional Design and Training team assist faculty (subject matter experts) in:

  • Identifying what students need to learn
  • Developing objectives to ensure content and assessments match those objectives
  • Planning activities for student learning based on course objectives
  • Locating and creating media to support learning
  • Adapting instructional materials for online, hybrid, and traditional courses
  • Implementing emerging technologies within teaching and learning

Additional Opportunities for Training Available to Buffalo State

Buffalo State Professional Development Office

 

Open SUNY - COTE

 

SUNY Center for Professional Development  To locate and register for upcoming events

 

Online Learning Consortium Webinars

RITE

Resources for Information,
Technology and Education

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