Design: Planning an Online Course

Wednesday, October 14, 2020
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 a.m. 
Design: Planning an Online Course is a webinar ONLY – please do not come to the CTE offices.

Join us for a three-part series of webinars in which you will learn the three Ds of online course instruction: Design, Develop, and Deliver. Whether you're a veteran or new to online teaching, you'll be glad you took an hour to learn the key elements of developing a successful DL course at UofSC.

In the first interactive session, we'll cover how to Design your online course for maximum student learning. With an emphasis on planning your course, this webinar will help you draft an effective syllabus and create measurable learning objectives using Bloom's Taxonomy action verbs. We will also be discussing the key principles for good instruction that lay the foundation for making your online course active, cooperative and relevant.


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Lydia Frass
Senior Instructional Designer
Center for Teaching Excellence


Lydia Frass is a senior instructional designer at the Center for Teaching Excellence. She works with faculty in online course design and conducts quality assurance reviews. In addition, she facilitates our Instructional Designer’s Community of Practice. Lydia earned her Ph.D. in Adult Education and Master of Public Health from The University of Southern Mississippi. Before joining CTE, she coordinated the South Carolina Public Health Training Center, which provides professional development opportunities for current and future public health practitioners.

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.