Academic Services and Products:

Learning Design and Innovation

Technology-enhanced services and solutions that support online students and faculty from orientation through graduation. 

Catalyst made it much easier to see the big picture and jump between modules to maintain consistency of language. I also appreciated how it automatically aligned course and module learning outcomes automatically throughout the course site
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Brian Swink
Senior Instructor of Education - Northwest Missouri State University


Our Services: What We Do

The Academic Services and Products Learning Design and Innovation team carefully considers the student experience during the creation of tools and services that support institutions with accelerated online programs. Their services include the patented power of  Coursetune for program mapping, curriculum alignment, and accredidation preparation, Catalyst for course mapping, and customized student orientations and course templates that help your students feel like a member of your university family. 

Catalyst: Empower Faculty, Accelerate Design

Welcome to the next generation of online course development.  Catalyst is a revolutionary, faculty-centric software for course design and development built on the patented power of Coursetune for true curricular alignment. With one click, the course is pushed straight to your LMS. 

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I would like to express my deepest appreciation and gratitude for all your assistance and support in helping us design and launch our Nursing Preparatory Canvas Shell this fall. It has been an absolute pleasure to work on creating this user-friendly and student-centered resource with all of you. Thank you for taking into consideration all the details pertaining to design as well as access and navigation through the resources.
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Reyhan Rzayeva
Clinical Assistant Professor - University of Texas at Arlington

Customized Course Templates

Customized course templates provide a consistent student and faculty experience in your online program. Each template is rooted in online learning science and has the look and feel of your unique campus.

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Student Orientation Experiences

Focused on Student Persistence

AP Orientation solutions are designed to be scalable, flexible, and meet program needs while offering students the right amount of preparation and support throughout the life of their program until their on-time graduation.

Customized, flexible offerings based on your needs: 

Three levels of student orientations introduce students to the university and program but require a graduated amount of facilitation from the university.

VP, Learning Design and Innovation

Sean Sadler

Sean Sadler, MA

Sean is an online learning executive with over 20 years of experience in leadership, project management, media production, online course development, instructional design, and business development. He has a proven track record of accomplishments in the online education industry, from founding and running a nationally recognized e-learning technology company to managing the online course production for prestigious and recognized universities.

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