ITS Instructional Design Lab

ideaSPOT Lab


The campus-based ideaSPOTs are lab locations where you will find your ideaSPOT staff, high-end Mac and Windows workstations with specialized graphics and video editing software, mobile devices, classroom technology such as Smartboards and clickers, and audio/visual equipment.

Ken Moss - Instructional TechnologistIn the ideaSPOT, faculty can:
  • learn to use GPC services such as iCollege, Blackboard Collaborate, and EduBlogs
  • work with high-end Mac and Windows workstations
  • use specialized graphics and video editing software
  • access scanners
  • practice with classroom technologies such as Smartboards/Sympodiums, Clickers, and mobile devices (e.g., iPads)
  • learn to use audio/visual equipment such as digital still cameras, digital video cameras, lighting kits, and audio recorders
  • consult with ideaSPOT staff to address instructional design issues related to student retention, student engagement, and student performance
  • consult with ideaSPOT staff to develop instructional content, materials, and strategies that are effective and engaging with and without technology such as recorded lectures, graphics, animation, websites, learning modules, and assessments
  • brainstorm instructional solutions with ideaSPOT staff

If you believe that technology could enhance your instruction or you have a question about how to use the technology tools available, make an appointment or stop by-- you are always welcome!

ideaSPOT Locations

IDL workstations



Alpharetta 2170
Decatur SC1148
Dunwoody NE2903
GPC Online Clarkston JCLRC
Newton 1N3120



Service Desk Hours

Monday - Thursday
7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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