The OCD Basics workshop prepares instructors to design online courses that encourage active learning and student engagement. The workshop will provide information on basic course design principles that are specific to online courses such as introduction of Backward Design model, online assessment, interactive learning activities, content selection that supports learning outcomes and assessment, course structure and navigation, instructor presence, and accessibility.
- Module 1: Designing an Online Course: Where do I start?
- Module 2: Online Assessment: How do I know my students are learning?
- Module 3: Active and Interactive Learning: What can my students “do” online?
- Module 4: Online Content: How can I make, find, and use online resources?
- Module 5: Structuring the Course: How do I put it all together and explain it to my students?
- Module 6: Multimedia: How can I make it, find it, and use it in my online class?
- Module 7: Online Presence: What can I do to ensure my students “see” me?
- Module 8: Accessibility: How can I help my students who use assistive technology?
- Ability to use the Internet in an effective and efficient manner, including installation and management of browser plug-ins.
- Basic knowledge about the operation of a computer, file management, and software installation.
Participants will design and develop Start Here module and one learning module at the end of the workshop.
Format: This is an online, asynchronous, self-paced workshop for faculty developing and/or teaching an online course.
Time Commitment: 15-20 hours (Best if completed within a two-week time frame or less.)
Workshop Materials: All workshops contents are available within a Canvas site.
Carrie Halpin, Ph.D.
Instructional Designer & Technologist
Online Learning & Instructional Technology
Brown Library 102
Link Learning Commons – Brown Library
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