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Instructional Design and Technology (IDT)|Events, Workshops and Seminars

Instructional Design and Technology

Fall 2016 Events, Workshops and Seminars (offered in collaboration with the Outreach School)

Faculty TOUCH-Instructor Drop-In Support

We offer drop-in support hours every week for personal hands-on assistance with course design and implementation questions and with use of technologies for teaching, including WyoCourses (UW's learning management system). For more information email or call 766-4814.

     Summer Hours thru Monday, August 15th 
                Mondays 1:00-3:00 pm, Coe 510F (ECTL) 766-4814

     Fall Hours beginning Monday, August 22nd
                Mondays 1:00-3:00 pm, Coe 510F (ECTL) 766-4814
                Thursdays 1:00-3:00 pm, Wyo Hall 304 (Outreach) 766-3726
                or online (Thursdays) via Zoom at

WyoCourses Rapid Course Design Intro Workshops

These workshops will help you get and up running with WyoCourses as quickly as possible. Each two-hour session will give you hands-on assistance setting up the basic functionality for your course. All sessions are held in Coe Library 510F. To register for sessions, click here.

Thursday, August 25th, 1:00-3:00 pm
Friday, August 26th, 9:00-11:00 am
Tuesday, August 30th, 9:00-11:00 am

WyoCourses Basic & Advanced Workshops

These regularly scheduled workshops focus on basic through advanced uses of WyoCourses. Topics are listed below. All sessions are held in Coe Library 510F. To register for sessions, click here.

Assignments & Discussions: Monday, September 12th, 3:00-4:00 pm
Gradebook & Speedgrader: Monday, September 19th, 3:00-4:00 pm
Exams & Quizzes: Thursday, September 22nd, 3:00-4:00 pm

Teaching and Technology (TnT) Invited Presenter Series

Learn from fellow UW instructors about their innovative pedagogical strategies and uses of instructional technologies to enhance teaching and learning.  All sessions are held in Coe Library 510F (ECTL). Detailed session descriptions can be found here. To register for sessions, click here.

Wednesday, September 14th, 12:00-1:30 pm, Going Google-y (Tonia Dousay, Professional Studies)

Wednesday, October 19th, 12:00-1:30 pm, Improving Undergraduate Research Assignments (Kate Conerton & Kaijsa Calkins, Libraries and Rick Fisher, English)

Wednesday, November 16th, 12:00-1:30 pm, Constant Engagement Teaching through Free SMS/Text Messaging (Tim Slater, Secondary Education)

8th Annual eVolution Conference

A free one-day conference in which educators share best-practice examples of using technology to enhance teaching and learning at universities, community colleges, and K-12 institutions. Click here for information on the conference and registration.

Monday, October 3rd, Coe Library

Schedule an appointment

If you can't attend sessions, but would like some assistance with the use of technologies for teaching, we are happy to schedule appointments.

  • Outreach instructors, please call (307) 766-3726
  • Campus instructors, please call (307) 766-4814

General Contact Information

We can be reached at or via telephone at 766-4814.

Staff Contact Information

Meg Van Baalen-Wood, IDT Coordinator •

Janel Seeley, Instructional Designer •

Phineas Kelly, Instructional Technology Education Specialist •

Trina Johnson Kilty, Instructional Technology Assistant •

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