Design: Planning an Online Course

Wednesday, March 31, 2021
10:50 AM - 11:50 AM

 

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The webinar starts at 10:50 a.m. and we kindly request participants to enter the webinar at least 15 minutes prior to the start time and no later than 10:55 p.m. 

 

Design: Planning an Online Course is a webinar ONLY – please do not come to the CTE office.


Details

In this webinar, we'll cover how to Design your course to maximize student learning, with an emphasis on planning. We’ll discuss using Backward Design; aligning outcomes, assessments, and activities; and organizing your course into modules. We’ll also discuss factors you'll need to consider in planning, such as interactions (between students, faculty, and content) and Chickering and Gamson’s Seven Principles – which outlines the foundation for making your online course active, cooperative and relevant. And as a bonus for attending, we’ll through in some handy templates to help you get started!


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Facilitator


Gloria Washington
Instructional Designer
Center for Teaching Excellence


Gloria Washington is an instructional designer at the Center for Teaching Excellence with 22 years of experience in higher education at the University of South Carolina. She is a Blackboard Certified Trainer and a Blackboard Exemplary Course Program Reviewer. Washington completed the Quality Matters’ Applying the QM Rubric and Higher Education Peer Reviewer courses. Prior to coming to CTE, she worked in Teaching and Technology Services (now eLearning Services) and as a Technology Director for the Ted Mimms Foreign Language Learning Center. She serves as Associate Editor for the International Journal of Innovative Teaching and Learning in Higher Education. She is an At-Large Board Member for the Association for Distance Education and Independent Learning (ADEIL). Washington also authors the blog, Pedagogy Before Technology. She holds a Doctor of Education, a Master of Arts in Education and a Master of Business Administration. Her expertise is in the pedagogical use of technology to support teaching and learning. Her instructional design philosophy is “pedagogy first, technology second.”



Aisha Haynes
Assistant Director
Center for Teaching Excellence


Aisha Haynes is the Assistant Director at the UofSC Center for Teaching Excellence. She oversees the CTE’s Instructional Design team. Haynes is a certified Quality Matters Peer and Master Reviewer, and has earned Online Teaching certifications from the Online Learning Consortium. She teaches technology courses for the College of Hospitality, Retail and Sport Management and Palmetto College. She is also Graduate Associate Faculty in the College of Education. Her research interests include: instructional design in online learning environments, online course accessibility, Universal Design for Learning (UDL), learning styles, and collaboration and engagement in online learning environments.