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Technology Training

D2L Training

For D2L workshops for instructors, visit the Faculty Instructional Technology Services (FITS) website or contact them at fits@depaul.edu. You can also refer to the online documentation for D2L.

Software Training

DePaul licenses a variety of software for faculty, staff, and student use, including Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Cloud. Online tutorials on how to use this software is available through Lynda.com. Lynda.com allows for unlimited access to a vast online library of instructional videos covering the latest software. Read more about Lynda.com for the DePaul community.

In addition to Lynda.com, Adobe offers online tutorials for its Creative Cloud suite, one of the software collections that DePaul licenses. Additionally, instructors can join an online community of educators who use Adobe at its Education Exchange.

Training for Teaching Online

DePaul Online Teaching Series (DOTS), or DOTS for short, is a faculty development program that trains and assists faculty to become successful facilitators of online learning. The program builds online readiness among faculty through an immersive, hands-on experience. Faculty are introduced to online-learning best practices, hands-on innovative use of technology, quality standards for course development across all delivery formats, and are guided through the development of exemplary course sites for online and blended instruction. In addition, the program provides opportunities for faculty to interact with peers with a shared commitment to online learning and to develop a sustainable network of online-ready instructors. For information on the program and application process, visit the DOTS webpage.

More DePaul Resources

Information Services (IS)

Assumes primary responsibility for the university's hardware, software, network infrastructure and telecommunications systems

Faculty Instructional Technology Services (FITS)

Clarify instructional objectives
Design, develop and assess instructional strategies in order to create technology-rich materials that will enhance the learning environment for online, blended and face-to-face courses

Media Production & Training (MPT)

Provides technology training for students and staff
Offers DePaul community access to Lynda.com