Twenty two faculty and instructional staff participated in a workshop series called TeachOnline@UW: Plan & Design. This is the second of three workshops to share best practices for designing and teaching online courses. Participants were members of a year-long online course design learning community.
workshop consisted of six online units and seven face-to-face sessions to provide research-based pedagogical strategies that led the
participants through the planning and design of an online course.
- Applied principles of instructional design and research-based quality standards to design/redesign online courses.
- Experienced and reflected on pedagogical and technological best practices to develop course content, and increase communication, collaboration, and active learning.
- Drafted a high-level course map that aligned objectives, assessments, instructional materials, and learning activities
The participants completed periodic surveys about the workshops. Key findings indicated:
What Participants Said