Information for Instructors

Whether you have taught online for years or were just asked to teach your first online courses, we can help you be a successful online instructor. Look through the information below to see the services we offer and what you can learn from other instructors at TWU.


You will find Canvas guides, knowledge base articles, semester checklists, FAQ's and how to get help and support to make your Canvas teaching experience a success. Learn more about Canvas.

Instructional Design Partners

Here we have outlined the steps we take with you to help you create an online course from scratch or refresh one that you have taught before. We focus on the Principles of Good Practice. Learn more about partnering with an Instructional Designer.

Open Educational Practices

This page provides information and resources about Open Educational Practices and incorporating Open Educational Resources into the pedagogical process. Learn more about OEP projects and events.

Professional Development

We offer training and specialized programs throughout the fall and spring semesters on various topics. Find out what professionalĀ development opportunities are available to you.

    • YouTube - Watch professional development training sessions at your convenience on the CD3 YouTube channel.

Quality Assurance

This page explains our Quality Assurance process at TWU and presents Online Course Design Best Practices and the Quality Matters program. Learn more about Quality Assurance, Best Practices, and Quality Matters.

Teaching and Learning Guides

CD3 has prepared guides on a variety of teaching topics with summaries of best practices, links to helpful online resources, and information about CD3 resources available to instructors at TWU. Learn more about the Teaching and Learning Guides.

Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board

Universal Design

On this page you will find resources that will help you get started with making your documents accessible to all students. Learn more about the importance of Universal Design.

Page last updated 10:35 AM, August 14, 2023