Faculty Center for Instructional Design and Distance Education (CIDDE)

The CIDDE provides design, instruction, advisement, analysis, professional development and support for faculty in the areas of online course management and technology.

We provide creative and innovative ways to take your technological skills to the next level and help engage your students.  Below are some of the instructional services CIDDE provides (one-to-one instruction also qualifies for Flex Credit):

College Tools

  • How to create, edit Faculty Website
  • How to create, edit Faculty Profiles(Profile Icon)
  • Getting familiar with MAC system


  • Course Design & Best Practices
  • Beginning, Intermediate or Advanced
  • Issues/workarounds/troubleshooting
  • How to design your on-campus class into a hybrid or online class
  • Using Wikis, blogs journals and other online communication/collaboration tools


  • Microsoft Office Tips & Tricks
  • PowerPoint - Create, edit and narrate


  • How to create, edit and produce video lectures
  • Utilize all the YouTube options at your fingertips


  • Blackboard Collaborate
  • CCCConfer.org

Mobile Devices

  • How mobile devices are being used in higher education
  • iPhone/iPad tips & tricks


  • Turnitin.com - directly
  • How to use Turnitin.com within Blackboard

Universal Accessibility

  • Captioning Grant
  • Equipment/tools available

Other Web Instructional Tools

  • Google & Cloud - Getting to know the ins and outs of other various technology resources
  • Other emerging instructional technology training


  • Using Adobe PDF
  • Contribute - web editor programs for faculty
  • Photoshop
  • Acrobat and other Adobe programs to enhance your classroom experiences


For assistance with audio visual, classroom computers, software installation, troubleshooting network problems, password reset, phone and fax, please visit the Technology Services website.