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Franklin University Partners with Instructure to Offer World-Class Instructional Design Services

Columbus, OH (December 19, 2017)

Franklin University’s International Institute for Innovative Instruction (“the Institute”) has entered into a partnership with Instructure, creator of the Canvas and Bridge Learning Management Systems, to offer innovative instructional design services to universities, companies, and non-profit organizations. Instructure created Canvas, Gauge, Arc and Bridge to enable organizations everywhere to easily develop, deliver and manage engaging face-to-face and online learning experiences. To date, Instructure has connected millions of instructors and learners at more than 3,000 educational institutions and corporations throughout the world.

The new partnership leverages the expertise the Institute has developed offering instructional design, multimedia development, assessment, and faculty development opportunities to organizations locally and internationally.

Teaching and learning in the 21st century is a global, collaborative activity. The Institute is a global change leader in the development of learners, educators, and leaders who have innovative thinking about teaching and learning and to empower them to lead their organizations toward transformative change. Through the Instructure collaboration, the University’s reach is expanded by providing additional opportunities to meet its mission to enable “the broadest possible community of learners to achieve their goals and enrich the world.”

To learn more about Franklin’s innovative instructional design services, visit our partnership page:

About the International Institute of Innovative Instruction
The International Institute for Innovative Education at Franklin University provides innovative instructional design solutions to many organizations throughout the work. The Institute offers online instructional design programs, conducts instructional design research, prepares and evaluates assessment tools for higher education, and provides faculty training for teaching excellence.

About Franklin University

Accredited, nonprofit and dedicated to educating adults since 1902, Franklin provides onsite course options at over 25 Midwest locations and is an innovator in providing personalized online education. The University offers applied in-demand undergraduate, master’s and doctorate programs that enable adult learners to achieve their educational and professional goals. The University also offers several academic programs internationally, including its top-ranked MBA, through agreements with partner institutions.

Franklin University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and holds specialized accreditations for specific academic programs through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education and the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

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