Instructional Design


The Teaching and Learning Lab offers a series of resources, workshops, consultations, and support on instructional design, instructional technologies, and digital pedagogy for faculty. 

Faculty can also find training and support resources for commonly used tools such as Canvas, Zoom, and Panopto, on the IT Services website or use the new IT Services Portal to report an issue or search the self-service Knowledge Base.

You can find the latest resources below or by clicking here.




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Dimitris C. Papadopoulos, instructional designer at the Teaching & Learning Lab, supports faculty in using RISD's learning management system (Canvas), integrating digital tools that best fit learning objectives, and developing inclusive and accessible learning resources for campus-based, hybrid, and online instruction. Dimitris works with faculty on different instructional design and digital pedagogy tasks such as:

• moving a course to online mode in Canvas
• redesigning syllabi
• integrating digital tools like Miro, Voicethread, or in teaching
• using open educational resources in class
• starting a new digital pedagogy project

Contact info
401.427.3019 | RISD, 2 College Street, Providence, RI 02903 

Office: 20 Washington Place, 412

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Use the calendars below to sign up for consultations, workshops or Q&A sessions offered by the Teaching and Learning Lab and IT services staff.