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Instructional Design Resources

Faculty at CU Anschutz during a Teaching Strategies workshop
Category One: Ready-Made Resources


Templates for various types of rubrics.

 Reusable Learning Objects

​CU Online has RLO's housed in the Canvas Commons that can be easily imported into any Canvas course. To access, click the link above and toggle off "show public resources" then search for "CU Online" For help importing items from Canvas Commons click here. For help, please contact the CU Online Helpdesk. at or 303-315-3700

Instructional Design Blog (housed in the CU Online Faculty Blog)

Category Two: Professional Development

Instructional Design Workshops   

Please check back in August for Fall 2017 offerings.

Category Three: Course Reviews and Consultations

Collaborative Mapping Model: CU Online offers opportunity for faculty to partner with an instructional designer to put thier courses through the Collaborative Mapping Model to improve course design through aligning learning outcomes with course assesments and activities. To get started contact us today!

Course Consultations:

            Assessment Alignment/Redesign

            Course Mapping

            Interactive Learning Object Creation

            Course Video Consultation - including Captioning

            Course Accessibility/Universal Design Analysis

            Course Time/Workload Analysis

            Discussions and Group Work

Interested in a consultation on one of these topics, or on another instructional design topic? Contact the CU Online Helpdesk to schedule an appointment with an instructional designer: or 303.315.3700


​CU Online offers several types of grants including mini-grants for software and hardware as well as large grants for creating new online courses or revising existing courses. For more information please visit our grants page​.       

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