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Technology Training

There are a number of offices and departments around DePaul that can assist with technology training. For D2L training and workshops, visit the Faculty Instructional Technology Services (FITS) website or contact them at fits@depaul.edu.

Faculty Instructional Technology Services (FITS)

DePaul Online Teaching Series (DOTS)

DOTS 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.

Faculty Training and Workshops

FITS offers training sessions and workshops on a variety of instructional technologies.

Visit the workshops page for a complete list of upcoming workshops and events.

Instructional Design and Development Blog

IDD Blog

IDDblog.org is maintained by the Faculty Instructional Technology Services department at DePaul University. The site’s primary goal is to provide information on enhancing instruction through the use of technology. Previous topics have included: Introducing Prezi: Go Fancy for the Right Reasons.


Audio/Visual Training

Faculty Instructional Technology Services (FITS) can assist you in finding ways of incorporating video or animated learning materials in your course.

Computing Resources

Labs and Classrooms

In addition to over 400 technology-enabled classrooms, DePaul Information Services operates computer labs and PC Classrooms for students, staff, and faculty to use. Faculty can request a PC classroom online (Loop and LPC only; to request a suburban campus PC lab, contact the relevant campus administrator).

Campus Connection

  • Access class schedules
  • Access class rosters
  • Submit grades
  • Change grades
  • File and monitor an academic integrity violation
  • Submit Student Progress Report

Software

DePaul licenses a variety of software for faculty, staff, and student use. In addition to online tutorials for Adobe's Creative Cloud suite, one of the software collections that DePaul licenses, instructors can join an online community of educators who use Adobe at its Education Exchange.  

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