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Instructional Design Center

IDC Services Update

The IDC will be operating virtually with limited on-campus support in the IDC Lab. Drop-in office hours will be held according to the following schedule.

Please contact the Help Desk with all technology-related problems or questions at

IDC Drop-in Office Hours

May 11- August 30

Monday – Thursday: 9-11 a.m. (virtual)*

Log on with specific instructional technology questions or concerns, and we will help you problem solve.

Access Virtual Office Hours Link:

* The following dates, there will be no drop-in hours:

August 15-23

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  • Register for a workshop
  • Take advantage of online training to fit your schedule
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  • Discover online and hybrid teaching

Training Schedule

Check Us Out!

  • Discover technologies for teaching
  • Quick-start assistance
  • Drop in for assistance during virtual office hours
  • Schedule an appointment for consultation or training

Contact Us

  • The mission of the Instructional Design Center is to guide and support faculty and staff to integrate relevant technology directed toward improving teaching and learning, or enhancing professional development.
  • Our computer lab is available for faculty and staff use and has both Windows and Macintosh computers, as well as a variety of specialized hardware and software for scanning and printing.
  • Three full-time staff, a director, plus skilled student aides are available to assist users who drop in or who schedule appointments for consultation or training.
  • Our staff is knowledgeable in instructional design, the “practice of arranging media (communication technology) and content to help learners and teachers transfer knowledge most effectively” (, 2010).
  • Our staff is knowledgeable in the use of technology to support professional staff development.
  • We support web-based tools as well as desktop applications.


The Instructional Design Center is located in the Peter P. Mercer Learning Commons, room LC-201.


Michael Bitz
Director of the
Instructional Design Center

Office: E-230
Phone: (201) 684-7369
Contact Form

Ray Fallon
Course Management System Administrator

Office: LC-201B
Phone: (201) 684-6808
Contact Form

Deborah O’Connell
Assistant Course Management System Administrator

Office: LC-201A
Phone: (201) 684-7103
Contact Form


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