Welcome from the Associate Provost — Video Transcript

Welcome to the Office of Instructional Services and Support. I am Dr. Loyce Pailen, the Associate Provost.

Instructional Services and Support focuses on the design, development, and maintenance of high-quality online course content in addition to working with faculty and academic administrators to adopt and integrate innovative teaching tools and best practices. Our activities are enriched with appropriate and creative uses of technology that are aligned with learning outcomes to best serve faculty and students.

Whether using 3-D simulations to create instructional content, redesigning courses to increase student retention, researching prevailing trends and standards in online and distance education, or applying existing technologies in new ways to achieve scalable and effective solutions, Instructional Services and Support is ready to assist you with your needs and ensure that UMUC ultimately delivers the finest quality higher education to adult students worldwide.

Come take a look at what we do in our departments and let us know how we can serve you.