The Center for Distributed Learning’s newest faculty development program for online courses, IDL7000, is now available to IDL6543 graduates or OFRA-certified instructors who wish to refresh, expand, or enhance their online teaching experiences.

IDL6543 Prerequisite

IDL6543 must be completed before enrolling into this program. If you have not yet completed IDL6543, discuss your interest with the chair of your program. Additionally, faculty can not enroll into IDL7000 if they have completed IDL6543 within 5 years to date.

IDL7000 is offered every fall. Participation in the 6-week IDL7000 course is voluntary, and participants must complete the required activities to obtain a Certificate of Completion.

Activities include meetings with their instructional designer, online course readings, and completion of their chosen projects.

Course topics include:



Class Schedule


Week 1October 4, 2019Face-to-face: Lib161bSeminar: 9:00am - 11:00am
Week 2October 11, 2019Face-to-face: Partnership 2, Room 208, in Research ParkParlors: 9:00am - Noon
Week 3October 18, 2019Online
Week 4October 25, 2019Online
Week 5November 1, 2019Online