The EOL Instructional Design area provides instructional design, technology support, training, and resources related to best practices in teaching online and web-enhanced for-credit and noncredit courses. 

We specialize in course design and also provide assistance in using educational technologies, including:

  • Canvas course preparation
  • Course mapping
  • Develop and align objectives
  • Creation of interactive artifacts
  • Curation of course materials
  • Designing accessible course materials
  • Editing videos
  • Transcribing
  • Panopto
  • Zoom
  • GradeScope
  • Publisher’s Content/Integration
  • Box
  • Respondus 4.0
  • Virtual Proctoring (ProctorU, Respondus LockDown Browser & Monitor)


Course Development Resources

Whether you are in the beginning stages of designing a new course or redesigning an existing one, EOL is here to support you in the creation and facilitation of your course.

Course Development Guides:


Closed Captioning/Transcription

EOL offers in-house closed captioning services. If you are interested in leveraging captions for your recorded lectures, please contact Alicia Harkless,, 334.844.5710.


Copyright/Fair Use/TEACH Act

Copyright is a federal law (Title 17 of the United States Code) that protects the rights of individuals who bring certain creative works into being.  This law also defines what those works are and how others may use them. While there are some provisions of the copyright law where you may use copyright-protected works, there is not a straightforward answer.

Additional resources to help inform your decision on using copyright material are linked below.


Copyright/Fair Use/ Teach Act Resources:

Copyright Basics

Fair Use


Creative Commons Licenses


For more information on Copyright, visit the Auburn University Copyright website.