These resources will help you frame and develop your online courses. The pages and materials below present some of the fundamental skills needed for constructing successful online learning experiences for your students.
Course Launch Checklist
This document lists the steps that should be taken prior to launching an online course. Faculty can use the checklist to help prepare their online classes by focusing on four main categories of tasks: administrative, development, course setup, and communication. Approximately 5-10 minutes to review.
Creating Online Course Content
This page lists some considerations for instructors who are creating online course content. The tips provided on this page help faculty with structuring and building beneficial content. Approximately 10 minutes to review.
This page provides strategies for successfully facilitating and supporting student engagement in online courses. Faculty can use the strategies listed on this page to help with planning and developing their courses as online learning communities. Approximately 20 minutes to review.
This page includes some online assessment options, considerations for using them in online courses, and available resources. Faculty can contextualize the strategies listed on this page for their own online courses in order to develop effective assessments. Approximately 10 minutes to review.
This page lists strategies for promoting academic honesty in online courses. Faculty can use the strategies listed on this page to help promote academic honesty in their online courses as they plan and implement their courses, and through their communication with students. Approximately 10 minutes to review.