Course Design and Development
Most quality and successful courses have similar components that help the instructor provide the best possible learning experience to the students. Careful planning before the first day of classes, makes teaching easier and more enjoyable, it also facilitates student learning. Once your course is planned, teaching involves implementing your course design on a day-to-day level. Elements of Course Design include properly aligned course objectives, assessments, and course materials.
To aide instructors in designing their courses Online Learning has several tools and resources available, including:
- Course Design Tools and Resources – White Papers and Templates
- Course Design Workshop Series – a four-part series walking instructors through the course design process for a course on the instructor’s choosing
- Course Reviews – a formal review process offered confidentially to instructors using the Quality Matters standards