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Introduction to Course Design (19SU-ICD-1) is a Course

Introduction to Course Design (19SU-ICD-1)

Jul 15 - Aug 11, 2019
3.0 credits

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Description

The power of an online course comes from careful planning and intentional design. Blending the concepts of backward design with universal design with hands-on practice, you'll gain mastery in the skills needed to purposefully design an engaging, high-quality online course that captures--and keeps--your students' attention. You'll leave with a robust plan and the solid foundation of your newly envisioned course.

Outcomes

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • discuss the value of using the OEI Course Design Rubric to design a quality online course,
  • use backward design principles to start a course plan;
  • plan online learning units with measurable outcomes;
  • determine "next steps" for building an online course.

Fulfills

This course is the introductory course of the Online Course Design Certificate, and fulfills Section A: Course Design. Participants who successfully complete this course will earn their Section A badge.

Duration: 4 weeks

Time Commitment: approximately 10 hours per week, for a total of 40 hours

Level of Difficulty: Intermediate. To get the most from this course, you should have some familiarity with online teaching and with Canvas. This course is a recommended starting point for the Course Design Fundamentals Certificate. 

Optional Continuing Education Credit

Participants in this course can seek optional professional development/continuing education credits by dual-enrolling in TEC 1848 at Fresno Pacific University. A separate fee due to FPU will apply.