From low-tech to high-tech the IDAT team is here to help faculty and staff find solutions through training and consultations in support of instruction and office productivity.

Ready to try something new?

If you have just dipped your toes in the ed tech and instructional design waters or you are feel like you’ve got the basics down, we’ve got something for you!  Why not try out a topic based on your skill level?  Just click a gauge or title below to jump to a list of topics.

A little preparation and setup at the beginning of the semester can really put you on the path to less work and less stress for you courses.  So let’s start right for a successful semester!

Latest Updates from IDAT

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Want training specific to Meredith College software?

Along with Infobase Learning Cloud trainings, we now have videos and resources compiled specifically for software and tools we use here at Meredith College.  Employees and students can sign in directly from this link or through the My Meredith portal page.  Just click on “My Training” from the Infobase account drop down.

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Infobase Learning Cloud (formerly Hoonuit) is an online resource that has how-to training on common software and devices. Each online training course is made up of short 1- to 3-minute video segments. This learn-at-your-own-pace solution offers the flexibility to skip lessons you’re already familiar with and review lessons that prove more difficult. All training is online and on-demand.   

Join us for a Live Training!

We offer regular Tech30 trainings and workshops about software and tips for the faculty and staff of Meredith College.  Here’s what we have coming up as virtual training.

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Wed Nov 30  @ 1 – 1:45pm

Tues Dec 6  @ 2 – 2:45pm

Thurs Dec 8  @ 1 – 1:45pm

This training provided by the software vendor not the IDAT team.

Kaltura: Using videos to engage students in microlearning

Web Nov 30  @ 2 – 3pm

This training provided by the software vendor not the IDAT team.

Course Design

Explore some tools and practices for designing better courses.

Assignment Tips & Tools

Pedagogy tips for assignment types and presentation.  Tools for assignment management.

News From the Twitterverse


- 14 days ago

Students out sick? No problem! Easily add extra time and accommodations in #Brightspace.
h J R

- 38 days ago

@meredithtech: October is Cybersecurity month! The STAT Team is hosting a pop-up event on Tuesday 10/25 from 11 AM - 1 PM to celebrate. We will be located in the SMB Atrium where anyone can check in, play a game, and win a prize.
h J R

- 40 days ago

Worried about the integrity of your testing? Here's some tips from our Instructional Designers to deter cheating. If you need help implementing, contact our team. #highered
h J R

Other Resources for Online Learning

Other articles and resources around online learning that we love.  Faculty and staff from Meredith College can sign into these services using your NetID login information.

Online Learning Consortium is a collaborative community of higher education digital teaching and learning.  Read the newest from their blog:

EDUCAUSE is a nonprofit association that helps higher education elevate the impact of IT. 

Try their “7 Things You Need to Know About…” series ->

Or read the newest from their blog: