Online learning is a form of education where instruction and learning take place in the online environment using a variety of teaching and learning activities and student assessment strategies. It has the potential for both learners and instructors to engage with each other and the course material in accessible, flexible and meaningful ways.
Online Course Design Checklist
Use this checklist as a guide before your online course is opened to students, as reminders for you throughout the semester, and as a review at the end of the course.
Online Course Planning Template
Use this template to help plan and sequence your online course.
Online Assessment in Higher Education Guide
As online academic programs become more common in higher education, more instructors must design their courses and student assessments for the online environment. When designing online assessments common considerations such as aligning assessments with course learning outcomes, providing clear criteria for students, and protecting academic integrity need to be made. However, there are additional and unique factors to consider for the online environment, such as using technology effectively and addressing any student concerns. Through a combination of research and practice, this guide is a resource for instructors to help plan, design, and implement student assessments in fully online courses.