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Instructional Design Consultations

The Office of Distance and Extended Learning (ODEL) offers faculty direct consultation services with an ODEL instructional designer or course developer.

Reserve a consultation service on the ODEL bookings site:

Getting Started with Canvas

You've completed Canvas training. Now what? The Getting Started with Canvas consultation is a 60-minute meeting with an instructional designer intended to provide you with support, design ideas, and delivery strategies as you consider your online or hybrid courses. If you need to reschedule or cancel a confirmed appointment, click on Manage Booking in your email confirmation.

Just in Time Consultation

Meet one-on-one with an instructional designer. Each 30-minute consultation is focused on your specific needs, questions, and allows for a customized approach to your goals. Meetings take place using Microsoft Teams. You'll need a microphone. Webcams are not required.

Tailored Consultation

This 30-minute in-take session provides an opportunity to review your needs and determine the best plan forward for projects likely needing a series of consultation meetings. Tailored consultations are an opportunity to review, improve, or create a new online or hybrid course. Each Tailored consultation is designed to uniquely meet the goals of the instructor recognizing that each client comes to us in varying stages and with varying levels of experience. Tailored consultations are designed to address a wide array of issues on the instructor's timeline.

Mini Lecture Recording Session

For those faculty wanting assistance recording a mini-lecture, ODEL staff will help you record your lecture and help you learn how to do your own recordings going forward. These recording sessions are held online and require that you have access to a stable Internet connection and a computer with a webcam and microphone attached. The sessions will last only 45 minutes. Please plan to make the most of the time by having a presentation or good notes prepared. IMPORTANT: Please request an Ensemble Anthem account now (if you don't already have one) so that it is ready by the time of our meeting. Account Request: https://doit.txstate.edu/services/screen-recording.html