Instructional Design & Technology
Faculty deal with multiple tasks and challenges, from student engagement and participation, to accessibility issues, in creating and managing course content and materials for different learning management systems, delivery methods or modalities. Instructional designers help instructors navigate new learning technologies and explore options that best serve their learning objectives, better plan, assess, and communicate course activities, assignments, and requirements, and re-design or develop new educational resources and classroom interactions, from readings and syllabi to discussions and real-time collaboration.
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Dimitris C. Papadopoulos, Ph.D., 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. Dimitris works with faculty on different instructional design and digital pedagogy tasks such as:
- managing, reusing, and redesigning course materials in Canvas
- designing syllabi
- integrating digital tools like Miro, or Hypothes.is for student engagement and collaboration
- testing and evaluating generative AI and emerging technologies
- starting a new digital pedagogy project
- assignments and assessment
401.427.3019 | RISD, 2 College Street, Providence, RI 02903
Office: 20 Washington Place, 412
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