Full course description
You must be an employee of a California Community College to enroll in this course.
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.
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.
This course is the introductory course of the Online Teaching & Design Certificate, and fulfills Section A: Course Design.
Duration: 4 weeks facilitated asynchronous
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 Online Teaching & Design Certificate.
Optional Continuing Education Credit
Participants in this course can seek optional professional development/continuing education credits by dual-enrolling. A separate fee to the university for graduate-level credit will apply. To learn more, visit Course & CEU Information