Online Teaching and Design

Are you looking for resources to support your teaching practice in an online or hybrid environment? Explore opportunities below that are designed to meet the needs of both new and experienced instructors.

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New to the U? Not sure where to start?

If you are new to the University or are unsure where to start with your online/hybrid teaching, start here:

Guidelines for Online Teaching and Design

The Guidelines for Online Teaching and Design is a resource that assists members of the University community (e.g., faculty, instructors, administrators, instructional designers) in supporting student learning in online courses and programs. Topics include:

  • Effective Online Learning
  • Learning Design
  • Learning Environment

Course Building and Canvas

For assistance in building your course in Canvas, review the following:

Teaching and Design Strategies

Digital Accessibility

Digital accessibility refers to the inclusive practice of removing barriers that prevent interaction with (or access to) course materials, digital tools, and technologies. Review the following resources to incorporate best practices in digital accessibility in your course:

Online Communication and Collaboration

Communication, student engagement, and collaboration can be challenging online and requires intentional planning. Explore the following resources to create the learning environment that aligns with your students’ expectations and your own:

Instructor Professional Development Programs

Collaborate and learn with your fellow instructors. To be part of a facilitated professional development program with a community of instructors, consider the following options: