CCIT Services
Pedagogical/Instructional Design Consulting and Support
CCIT's team provides instructional design expertise to DTCC instructors. Starting first with your teaching and student learning goals, we review your existing approaches to your course and consider new approaches and technologies to help you meet those goals in a different and/or better way. CCIT can be your partner in achieving teaching excellence at DTCC.
 
Distance Education Project Collaboration
We can help you develop the skills that are critical to your success, and the success of your students. Our staff will assist in:
  • Determining an appropriate mix of technologies for course delivery and facilitating learning
  • Developing high-quality courses based on best practices
  • Incorporating the best assessment tools for educational outcomes
  • Incorporating pedagogical advice on teaching methods
  • Examples of some typical consultation topics might include: when and how to include technologies such as Blackboard, Adobe Connect, and video or audio; strategies to improve online discussion; and suggestions for the design of instructional activities.

Instructional Design and Technology Certificate courses
For more information on this program, click here.

New Faculty Development Program
For more information on this program, click here.
 

Educational Technology-Related Trainings and Workshops
CCIT also offers instructional technology services to all DTCC faculty. Via workshops and one-on-one training sessions, CCIT assists faculty in finding the best mix of instructional technology methods to enhance teaching and learning. Our staff has broad experience with the best methodologies for traditional classroom environments and innovative approaches to using the latest in educational technology. For a listing of workshops, click here. If you prefer to set up a one-on-one or department specific training session - please contact your campus CCIT representative.
 

Distance Education Evaluation and Assessment
Researching and Reporting on Foundational Technologies and Emerging Technologies
 
Blackboard Learning Management System Continuous Improvement
At present, Blackboard is the College’s learning management system. Blackboard is a highly interactive platform that enables active faculty/student collaboration. Interactive tools in Blackboard include, but are not limited to:
  • Discussion Boards
  • Mashups
  • Blogs, Journals, and Wikis
  • Multimedia Integration
  • RSS Feeds
  • Plagiarism Detection Software
  • Content Building Blocks
  • Synchronous Collaboration Tools
 
 
Classroom Observation and Individual Consultation
Individual and confidential consultation with an Instructional Designer on questions about classes or other teaching and learning related matters can be conducted one-on-one, or in group settings, workshops or seminars. Instructional Designers are available to provide classroom observations, with confidential feedback.