We work with faculty to design, develop and revise online courses, and enhance faculty course development and educational technology skills. We constantly explore and research the latest technology advancements for high quality course design and best practices in teaching.

The Online Design Consultant can:

  • Offer guidance and support in course design for blended/hybrid and online delivery using the Design Process, to maximize your teaching and technology implementation
  • Consult face-to-face, online, one-on-one or by group for support using technology to implement innovative practices for meeting student need
  • Demonstrate and guide you through best practices in online teaching through our Outcome Alignment Matrix (OAM) learning process and self-paced Blackboard Effective Online Teaching course
  • Review and help you design online course materials to ensure ADA/section 504 compliance

Course design support includes:

  • Offer Professional Development or Continuing Education is course design (ie, best practices for lightboard use, VR or formative assessment tools)
  • Connect faculty with support for technical support, multi-media creation, and accessibility needs

Please check with your department chair for any additional online course requirements.

In order to assist in the development of the highest quality online courses, the eLearning department reviews the course design requirements each semester. Courses developed under a CDA are expected to meet these requirements within one semester or may be subject to changes in the requirements.

Course Design Cohort dates

See the cohort and support dates on the upcoming training page

Online Design Consultants