Our Mission

Our Mission Objectives:

  • Support faculty in the design, development, and implementation of online, blended, and face-to-face courses and programs.
  • Provide technical and functional support for the university’s Learning Management System and other related technology and tools.
  • Offer professional development, training, and consultations to faculty on pedagogical best practices as well as the university’s LMS and other related technology and tools.
  • Prepare faculty to teach in an online environment by mentoring them through the required Teaching Online Certification program.
  • Review online and blended courses to ensure superb quality, to measure against national standards, and to foster continuous course improvement.
  • Discover and implement emerging technologies.
  • Provide quality customer service to faculty, staff, and students.
  • Maintain and enhance the technical and instructional design skills of the DLI staff.

Mission of Online Learning at DLI

The principal mission of online learning at DLI is to enhance student access to DCIE’s academic programs. Of equal importance, DLI's online education is intended to help students acquire the technical skills and online learning strategies important to the pursuit of their academic and career goals. By developing and teaching online courses, DLI faculty also acquire new instructional skills important to their professional growth and development. DCIE is committed to providing students and faculty the support and resources they need to succeed as participants in online education.