Instructional Design and Technology
This page is directed by and under the aegis of the Dean of Academic Planning and Programs
Instructional Design and Technology enhances the college’s focus of teaching and learning excellence, provides campus-wide instructional technologies and their deployment, and promotes the advancement of engaged learning and scholarly teaching. Major priorities include:
- Providing professional development opportunities to ensure constructive, engaged, and experiential learning environments
- Encouraging innovative research and scholarly publications on teaching and learning for the 21st century and beyond
- Identifying, developing, and sustaining campus-wide instructional technologies
- Collaborating with the campus community to evaluate programs, tools, services, and needs that support teaching, learning, and scholarly research
- Contribute to the development of campus-wide cultures supportive of excellence in teaching and learning
Ferrum College's iPad2 initiative
This spring (2012), Ferrum placed 30 iPad2's into the hands of faculty for increasing student engagement and critical thinking in the classroom. The faculty applied for this special project and have been busily exploring apps specific to their disciplines, iTunesU video and audio podcasts, as well as Ted Talks to use as tools in their classrooms.
Engaging Pedagogies for Critical Thinking Annotated Bibliography (pdf)
This bibliography includes resources for college faculty
interested in learning more about: Flipping the Classroom,
Peer-Assisted Learning, Technologies in the Classroom, and Quantitative
Literacy. Each resource has been reviewed and annotated by Ferrum
Readings for Faculty
To access the Faculty Development Pedagogy Tools Resource group, open and log into ANGEL in a separate browser window. Then click on the link below for direct access to the resources.
Click Readings and Resources tab to link to readings.