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Instructional Design Drop-In Hours
get just-in-time help from our instructional design specialists via zoom:


Monday, 8:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m. CT
Tuesday-Friday, 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. CT
Wednesday & Thursday, 8:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. CT

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Building a Culture of Collaboration and Discovery at GCSC

Better learning -- by design.

The Instructional Design Specialist (IDS) team at Gulf Coast State College are on staff to support and empower your teaching through technology and quality design. We can assist you with integrating a variety of  instructional technologies in a manner that complements both your teaching style and your instructional goals. 

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Custom Solutions

It is our top priority to provide instructional design and educational technology guidance that is supported by research-based best practices in online learning and tailored to meet the learning outcomes for each specific course.

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Instructional Solutions

We work closely with the college’s professional development efforts to provide training opportunities for faculty. The instructional design specialist can suggest relevant open educational resources and engaging instructional technology for online delivery of content.

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Technology Solutions

We collaborate with the ITS department to troubleshoot and support software provided by third-party vendors that integrate with the learning management system (LMS). We specialize in creating documentation and tutorials to assist faculty and students with navigating the Canvas.



Technology is constantly changing and instructional technology is no different. The Canvas Community offers guides on a wide range of topics to help you make the most of the Canvas Learning Management System (LMS).

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