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Instructional Design Center

IDC Services Update

The IDC is located in LC-201 and is open from 8:30 AM-4:30 PM M-F for faculty and staff use only. Come in to use the lab computers, scan documents, and consult with the staff. We also offer drop-in virtual office hours according to the following schedule.

IDC Drop-in Office Hours

Closed Nov. 23 –  Nov. 27, 2022

Monday: 10 AM – 2 PM
Tuesday: 10 AM – 1:30 PM
Wednesday: 10 AM – 3 PM 
Thursday: 10 AM – 2 PM
Friday: 10 AM – 1:30 PM

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

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If you are unable to attend office hours or visit the IDC lab, please contact the Help Desk with all technology-related problems or questions at

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  • Discover technologies for teaching
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  • Drop in for assistance during virtual office hours
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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.
  • 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.


Dr. 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

Deb O’Connell
Course Management System Administrator

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

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