Instructional Design and Media Services
Instructional Design & Media Services provides classroom technology planning, support and training to facilitate improved instruction and learning in the classroom and through distance learning mediums.
The IDMS (Instructional Design and Media Services) department provides technical expertise and assistance in the following areas:
Instructional Design Services
The Media Services area of Instructional Design and Media Services manages all your audio-visual needs. From video production and dubbing to management of distance learning equipment, we will provide quality service. Media Services also oversees the college television and radio stations, providing on-air advertising for college events and services in that domain. If you have any questions or are requesting service contact:
Instructional Design & Media Services offers and supports a wide variety of technologies.
- Technology Training
- BlackBoard 9.1 Training and Support
- Smartboard Support and Training
- Technology Planning and Budgeting
- Apple Computer Support
- Sound Systems
- LCD Projector Maintenance
- Multimedia Podium Support
- TV/DVD Cart Delivery
- Supervision and Care of Rio Grande Cable Access TV17
- Media Conversion
- Audio Production
- Video Production
If you are in need of training or help in one of these areas please call on us and we will provide training at your convenience.
Working In The Course Environment
Building Course Content
- Using the Text Editor
- Editing the Course Home Page
- Building a Learning Module
- Creating a Blank Page
- Creating a Tool Link
- Adding a URL
- Create Multiple Rules to Release a Content Item
- Adding Your Own Web Content Through Course Files
- Creating a Grading Rubric
- Associating a Rubric with a Gradable Item
- Grading with Rubrics
Reporting and Course Utilities
- Jaws Screen Reader Demos (experience how a Blackboard course is viewed by a screen reader)
RioNET users should reference the following Guides for assistance with the password changing, first log-in process, wireless and troubleshooting help with our services.
Audio-Visual Equipment (Projectors, Podiums, etc.)
Rio Grande Cable Access (CH15)
Computer Lab Support
Student Information System/Student Space
Virtual Office Systems/VOS
Does Rio Grande have wireless networking on campus and where?
How do I connect to RioNET Wireless?
Does the RioNET Wireless support computers, tablets and phones?
What does BYOD mean and is it important?
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Expected username & passwords
Instructional Design and Media Services in the Wood Hall on the University of Rio Grande & Rio Grande Community College campus.
Business hours: 8-5 Monday – Friday
Primary Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Instructional Design and Media Services, Wood Hall, University of Rio Grande