Best Practices for Online Course Design
Shaun Beaty, Debi Colbert, Greta Steber
This blended short course will meet two (2) Wednesdays from 3:30 – 5:00pm, October 9, 2013 and October 23, 2013 with the expectation of online participation in between these sessions. Designing, developing and teaching an online class can be challenging and requires a unique set of skills, even for the most talented and motivated instructors. How do you keep students engaged in an online environment? What is the best way to build an online community? How do you create meaningful and deep online discussions? These questions and more will be answered in this short course. By participating in this short course, you will discover best practices for designing and developing online courses, discuss relevant online learning theories and establish effective online teaching strategies. Understanding each of these components will help you provide a superior learning environment for your students. If you are new to online course design, or simply want to learn different online course techniques, this short course is for you.
Dates and Times:
October 9 - October 23, 2013 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM