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Teaching and Learning Technologies


Teaching and Learning Technologies is the instructional-computing component of Academic Technologies - supporting, empowering and advancing the innovative and evolving use of technology to facilitate student learning.

There are two major teaching and learning technologies areas:

Informatics
  • Designs and develops custom Web applications
  • Offers planning, design, development and implementation of websites
  • Provides tools that enable Web content management and search capabilities
  • For more information about Informatics, visit the Studio by Purdue University

Instructional Development Center

Instructional Development Center (IDC) is the instructional computing component of Academic Technologies that supports, promotes, empowers and advances the innovative and evolving use of technology to facilitate learning.

The IDC has a staff of educational technologists who offer professional consulting and training to faculty and staff for Purdue's enterprise-level instructional applications, distance education, and course redesign and development, particularly for large-enrollment classes. For more information, visit Teaching & Learning Technology Resources.

Other initiatives and services that the IDC provides include:
  • Custom technology training sessions for students, faculty or staff through the Student Training Program, the IDC's staff of student trainers.
  • Services and resources to empower individuals with disabilities to achieve their academic goals through the Assistive Technology Center.