UH Maui College is a recognized leader in integrating technology with education. With various communication and distant learning delivery methods such as Cable Television classes, Two-way video teleconferencing, Online courses using Laulima/Sakai CMS, and Hybrid classes on campus and at off-campus.
UH Maui College uses computing technologies, communications, and online resources extensively in course instructional methodologies and curriculum. The technology, when used selectively and authentically, can facilitate learning and development of higher-order thinking using instructional methods that support multiple representations of content, options for expressing knowledge, and creative delivery options for engaging learners.
The role of the IDS is to support, research, test, and implement "best practices" use of educational technology in the learning process with the various methods of delivery.