The Open Learning division at Thompson Rivers University provides over 60 programs and 550 courses in a variety of flexible formats, including print, web, and online. Working within the course development unit, the Instructional Design Department leads the development of new courses and major revisions and provides expertise in learning design, promising practices in open and online pedagogies, and creation of engaging learning environments. This site is designed to be a resource for writers working with the ID team, to share ideas around teaching and learning in networked learning environments, and to share project and research highlights.