Learning Module: Adaptable Course Design

Format

3 open-access lessons

Time commitment

2 – 3 hours

Pace

Learner-led

Level

Introductory 

In times of uncertainty and potential disruptions, instructors need strategies and forward thinking to maintain teaching and learning continuity. Adaptable course design takes into account the opportunities within a course that a variety of learning environments and technology have to offer to help with that continuity. 

You will be able to

  • Plan for potential disruptions to the semester and course delivery 

  • Maintain continuity in instruction, student learning and student assessment. 

  • Leverage learning technology to ensure smooth transitions between learning environments

In this module, you will find: 

  • 3 lessons
  • Individual workshops
  • Additional resources

 

Lessons

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Lesson 1: Getting started with adaptable course design

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Lesson 2: Adapting course elements

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Lesson 3: Leveraging learning technology to support student learning experiences

Authors

Lorelei Anselmo

Learning and Instructional Design Specialist (Blended & Online Learning)

Haboun Bair 

Learning and Instructional Design Specialist 

Dr. Patti Dyjur, PhD

Academic Lead, Learning Technology & Design

Patrick Kelly 

Manager, Learning and Instructional Design 
 

Dr. Tyson Kendon, PhD

Learning Technology Specialist

Isadora Mok-Kulakova

Online Learning Environment Lead

D'Arcy Norman

Manager, Learning Technologies

Dr. Anna Pletnyova, PhD

Learning Technology Specialist

Kevin Saito

Lead Developer

Alysia Wright

Educational Development Consultant (Online & Blended Learning)

Lin Yu

Learning and Instructional Design Specialist

Designed and developed by:

Jessica Snow

Communications & Marketing Manager

Alix Redmond

Digital Content Specialist