The Instructional Department for Educator Advancement and Success

Statement of Purpose

IDEAS plans, coordinates, delivers, and assesses professional development and training for faculty in teaching and learning technologies. The department administers the Review of Online, Hybrid and TN eCampus courses, previews new and emerging technologies for teaching and learning including new technologies for modes of delivery of instruction, provides a central point for faculty work in the college’s learning management system (eLEARN), leads training in the distance education modes of delivery of instruction, mentors online faculty including those teaching in TN eCampus. Additionally, the department is responsible for  developing formal written comprehensive assessments, evaluations, and continuous improvement plans for online, hybrid, and desktop video courses; oversight of the development of guidelines and policies for online instruction processes, and providing a lead for the Teaching and Technologies Committee.  The department provides leadership in all aspects of instructional design and accessibility of instructional materials as well as creates and monitors training registration for the college.  At the discretion of the director of IDEAS, the department also undertakes college-wide improvement and innovative initiatives.


Professional Development

Professional Development

Professional development resources and programs available for faculty and staff at WSCC.

Register Now

IDEAS hosts a variety of Professional Development Opportunities year round. Please visit our Libcal to view and register for Professional Development opportunities.

Request Funding

Request Professional Development Funding here.


Request Assistance From Instructional Design

Candace Justice is offering one-on-one virtual training.  Please visit the Microsoft Bookings page to schedule a personal training session.

Book Virtual Training



IDEAS YouTube Channel

IDEAS training session at Walters State Community College.

Visit the IDEAS Channel

Please visit and subscribe to Instructional Design's YouTube Channel for instructional videos.

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Contact IDEAS

Mon - Thu - 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Friday - Virtual Hours by Appointment Only


Dr. David White Instructional Design Suite
Morristown Campus
Dr. Jack E. Campbell College Center
Suite 245