DLI Services

What We Do

Who we are

We’re a team of creative, knowledgeable, and dedicated academic staff who collaborate with faculty, schools and student support units to explore effective digital pedagogies, create flexible and engaging learning environments, and support the design and development of accessible, high-quality media and educational content to enhance student success.

DLI services

Online Program and Course Development​

  • Help schools design programs and degrees for the online environment
  • Provide market analysis for school and university leaders
  • Liaison with Continuum College and external online learning providers
  • Promote Quality Matters principles to ensure high quality course design
  • Provide instructional design for online and hybrid course development
  • Deliver customized faculty development programs for schools to support online initiatives
  • Encourage OER-enabled pedagogy and principles

Teaching with Technology Innovation​

  • Serve as UW-designated campus administrators for tools such as  Canvas, Panopto and others
  • Provide faculty with web-based and face-to-face personalized, just-in-time support with learning technologies and teaching strategies
  • Facilitate faculty institutes, symposia and workshops on a wide range of topics
  • Evaluate emerging digital innovations and learning technologies
  • Help faculty design courses and assignments to enhance student success
  • Help assess impact of student learning initiatives
  • Partner with faculty and schools to secure funding to promote teaching/learning innovation

Learning Space Design

  • Help lead the Learning Spaces Design team to design classrooms and other spaces that encourage student and faculty engagement
  • Promote interactivity, engagement and active learning

Digital Learning Support

  • Run the Open Learning Lab and student tutoring to support students using digital media and eLearning tools
  • Provide embedded support for the Interactive Media Design degree
  • Create videos, photos and graphics through our professional media production shop
  • Help faculty develop effective digital media pedagogy and projects

Accessibility Support

  • Help lead accessibility initiatives such as the UWB Digital Accessibility Plan
  • Provide accessibility workshops and institutes for staff and faculty
  • Offer accessibility assessment services and promote accessibility in all curriculum