Structuring Course Content

Lesson 6: Structuring course content

Plan the online course before building it

Once you have selected assessments and activities, and considered how to best structure the course, now is the time to start planning out your course and then building in D2L.

Online Course Planning Template Worksheet

Use the following worksheet to help organize your course before you build it in D2L.

Download the worksheet

Additional Resources

Extra reading and video on how to add content to D2L provided by the Learning Technologies team at the Taylor Institute. 

Steps for success include involving the learner, making collaboration work, devising a consistent structure and revising based on evaluation from Inside Higher Ed. 

Lesson checklist

  • Organize learning modules by topics or weeks 

  • Group similar content with sub-module and order activities

  • Complete the Online Course Planning Template

  • Write module learning outcomes

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Lesson 1: Introduction to online learning

Inclusive environment

Lesson 2: Foster an inclusive and accessible learning environment

Learning outcomes

Lesson 3: Developing online course learning outcomes