Online Course Design

Rethinking Your Course for Online or Hybrid Delivery

Workshop Series with Linda Beith:

Part 1:  Organizing Your Course Online (Video)

Part 2: Creating Digital Content 

Part 3: Developing Online Learning Activities

Part 4: Managing Online Assessment

Additional Resources: 

Advice for best practices for teaching remotely is also plentiful on the web.  

Stanford's Teach Anywhere site offers lots of advice on ways to communicate with students, distribute course materials, deliver lectures, run lab activities, foster community and collaboration among students, and assess student learning.

Harvard's Teach Remotely Best Practices in Online Pedagogy offers advice on platforms and norms, accessibility, teaching different course types, and engaging students.  Don't miss their Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning Teaching Remotely site as well.

Online Course Design for College & University Faculty, Vanderbilt University - Iris Center.  This module overviews the basics of backward design, offering practical tips, strategies, and steps to help develop and deliver a course for and during a variety of circumstances that include face-to-face, online, and hybrid instruction.

Vanderbilt Resource List for Active Learning Strategies