Instructional Design Resources

Instructional Design Resources

The instructional design team has created a variety of resources you may find helpful.


Serves as a comprehensive initial orientation and ongoing resource for instructors.

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CTT Guide for Online Teaching

Best practices in online instruction and helps faculty to design an effective online course.

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Online Learning Guide

Many students have never taken courses online. These are the essentials for success.

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Assessment Guide

This guide discusses various ways that you can assess students in an online environment

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Rethinking Assessment of Hands-On Learning

Alternatives for assessing laboratories, studio classes, performances, or capstone projects

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Inclusive Excellence in Virtual Learning Environments

Resources and tips for equitable and inclusive remote teaching

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Accessibility Checklist

Helps you design accessible courses to increase educational opportunities for all students.

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OER Canvas Modules

Educational content on research skills, academic integrity & other topics.

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Canvas 101

Self-paced orientation to Canvas for UNL instructors.

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