The Center is the UIS hub for the study and application of online learning pedagogy, technology, and best practices.

The Center for Online Learning, Research and Service strives to empower UIS instructors in the delivery of online education, support original scholarly research, build synergies between research and online education practices, and build collaborationsLearn more about COLRS.


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Jun 26, 2024
Copyleaks: AI Plagiarism and AI Content Detection Dear faculty, COLRS and ITS are excited to announce that we will be transitioning to Copyleaks…
Jun 12, 2024
The University of Illinois Springfield has received a $102,668 Open Educational Resources (OER) grant from the Illinois Secretary of State. This grant aims to…
Jun 10, 2024
In July, we’re partnering with HR and the Rise Employment Development series to present the App Café, a come and go opportunity to have a little fun learning…
Jun 05, 2024
Accessibility Checks for Gold Courses Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) legally requires digital accessibility for all web content,…
May 29, 2024
Key Dates New to Canvas or UIS? View our Canvas for Instructors page and contact COLRS to schedule a quick tutorial to get started! Students added to…