Welcome to the SC&I Instructional Design and Technology Services (IDTS) Instructional Design website. This site provides information on how Rutgers and SCI platforms and processes can support your teaching. The following links provide basic strategies and resources for course design and delivery, which may help you tweak certain areas in your classes and perhaps implement new methods and tools. This site will continue to be updated with additional information over time.

Getting Started

Which mode of instruction? Online, Synchronous and Asynchronous, Hybrid, Online Readiness, Course development

Course (re)design

Learning objectives, Activities and assessments, Writing or revising your syllabus, Course design considerations

Instructional Strategies

Creating a productive learning environment, Using active learning strategies, Inclusive teaching, Teaching with masks, Teaching through crises, and more.

Quick tips

Short videos and quick tips

General resources

Canvas Questions, Student conduct, Administration, Curriculum & Course review, Centers and Departments


About us, IDTS, Canvas Help, OIT, SCI-ITS