Instructional Leadership, emphasis: K-12 School Leadership (MEd)
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Instructional design and support


Our team can assist faculty in the effective use of technologies to enhance teaching and learning. We focus on design excellence and effective delivery of fully online courses. We provide phone support, small group training, and one-on-one consultation to help faculty learn to build appealing online courses, develop engaging online teaching methods, and find or create appropriate media and course materials to encourage student engagement and success. Contact us for more information.

Online course design and teaching resources

Instructional design

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Instructional designers help faculty design engaging and effective online courses. Designers build long-term relationships with instructors who return when major revisions are necessary or new tools or teaching methodologies are added to the course.


Graphic and media support

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Our designers collaborate with instructors in conjunction with the instructional design team to plan and create graphics, infographics, custom illustrations, animations, and enhanced video concepts to complement course content.


Teaching Online

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Learn best practices for teaching online at NAU.

(Teaching online @NAU is a required asynchronous self-paced course)


Blackboard Learn support

Specific questions about Blackboard Learn and other instructional technologies for faculty can be directed to LMS-Faculty-Help@nau.edu or at 928-523-3335.

Useful resources

Step-by-step tutorials
Faculty tools

Course Design @ NAU

Contact the Instructional Design team for additional information.