Course Design

Training and Resources

Learn how to develop, design, implement, and evaluate learning objects and courses for quality assurance and student satisfaction.

Instructional Modes

Define the fiver unique Instructional Modes offered at UMKC.

Materials & OER

Identify cost-effective and relevant course materials.

Objectives & Alignment

Describe and develop measurable course and module outcomes.


Develop learner, instructor, and content interactions.


Create course assessments that are sequenced and varied.

Course Sharing

Teach courses on any of the four system campuses.

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Workshops and Training

The Instructional Design and Technology team offers free online and face-to-face trainings focused on technology implementation and quality course design. Check out our frequently updated training calendar to view all current offerings. Want to request a departmental or one-on-one course consultation? Please schedule an appointment now!

Instructional Technology Support

UMKC uses a variety of e-learning tools including the Canvas Learning Management System (LMS), Panopto for lecture capture, Zoom for synchronous course sessions and meetings, and many more. Learn more about the unique features of these tools and discover how to implement them in your own course.

Course Certification Checklist

Instructors may request for the Quality Matters certified UMKC Instructional Designers to conduct a review of their online course using the Course Certification Checklist. Courses meeting each element of the Certification Checklist will be certified for online instruction at UMKC.

Office of the Provost


Administrative Center, Room 300G
5115 Oak St.
Kansas  City, MO 64110