Instructional Development, Office of
The Office of Instructional Development (OID) is dedicated to enhancing the quality of teaching and learning at the University of North Dakota. Through its various activities, programs, and resources, OID promotes campus-wide conversations about teaching, fosters innovation and best practices in curriculum and instruction, advocates for and recognizes pedagogical excellence, and encourages the continued professional development of faculty as teachers.
In addition to providing grant support for teaching-related faculty travel and instructional projects, OID coordinates the Alice T. Clark/UND Foundation Mentoring Program for new faculty; sponsors faculty workshops, discussion groups and reading seminars; offers consulting to individual faculty, programs and departments; and provides other teaching and curriculum related support to UND faculty. OID also serves as the administrative home of the University Writing Program, which includes the University Writing Center and Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC).