Course Development and Design

This page exists to assist faculty and staff with course development- and design-related requests. If you don’t find your specific request described in items 1-8 in the table below, contact someone on staff in Office of Instructional Technology.

Just click on the request title link to initiate an email below. If your computer does not have an email client or you’re using web mail, simply cut and paste the boilerplate language and add the unique information required to process the request into the body of your email. Type the request title into the subject line of the email and address the email to: helpdesk@deltastate.edu. To expedite your request, we recommend that you CC your email to: kkirkland@deltastate.edu.

Request Title Required Information and Boilerplate Language
1. Template Access Please make it possible form me, [instructor name + department affiliation], to preview a template designed for fully online and hybrid courses.
2. Course Template Please install an online course template into the following course shell: [course prefix + number + section + CRN number + title, if not a master copy].
3. Instructional Design Consultation I am developing an online course and would like to discuss course development and e-pedagogy strategies with an instructional designer. The course I’m developing is [course prefix + course number + course name]. Please contact me [instructor name + department affiliation] as soon as possible.
4. Respondus Please send me, [instructor name + department affiliation], the information I need to download and use Respondus. I’m planning to create online tests and/or surveys compatible with Canvas.
5. Graphic Design Assistance I could use some help developing and designing media for my online course: [course prefix + number + section + CRN number + title]. Please contact me, [instructor name + department affiliation], as soon as possible.
6. Online Course Review I would like to request a Quality Matters-style review of my online course, [course prefix + number + section + CRN number + title]. Please contact me, [instructor name + department affiliation], as soon as possible.
7. Instructional Technology Software Assistance I am having problems with the following instructional technology software: [name of application + version, if known]. Could you assist me, [instructor name + department affiliation], with [specify: installation, training, troubleshooting, and elaborate on problems as well as on times and days you could meet to resolve the problems].
8. Small-Group Workshop I would like to initiate a small-group workshop that provides training to [describe the small group]. I would like for the group participants to exit the workshop with the following instructional technology skills: [describe skills]. Please contact me, [instructor name + department affiliation], as soon as possible.
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