University of Southern Indiana
The Innovative DE Academy (IDEA)


Established in 2013, the Innovative Distance Education Academy (IDEA) is created to support USI faculty's teaching needs in Distance Learning course design, development, and delivery. The four key focus areas:

By providing comprehensive online teaching consultation and faculty support services to assist faculty designing, developing, and delivering online courses with the accents of quality, innovation, and excellence in order to increase student engagement and improve learning outcomes. The purpose is to faciliate faculty to explore online and hybrid teaching INNOVATIONS, experience online and hybrid teaching EXCELLENCE, and design and Deliver QUALITY online and hybrid programs and courses

Events and ProgramsDISCUSSION2

1. Course Development Training Programs 


2. Faculty Development for Online Teaching Excellence

3. Peer Support Community for Quality Online Teaching Discussion


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