The goal for online course design is to create a memorable, meaningful and engaging experience which results in high levels of student success and satisfaction, in addition to providing students with the tools they need to achieve their education and career goals. These collections of articles provide an overview of instructional design and technology, guidelines for faculty, as well as resources for further reading.
How to Develop an Online Course Quickly and Effectively: A Ten-Step Process
Faculty and instructors are challenged with the task of putting their courses into an online learning environment and to do so rapidly. What’s the best way do this? What does an efficient and effective process look like? A 10-Step Process
Some online courses are poorly thought through and designed and do not reflect what we know about adult learning, student engagement and learning outcomes, the importance of interaction and feedback and the need for presence.
How to Design an Innovative Course
There are some steps that can help faculty and instructors approach the issue of innovative teaching in a systematic way, although in the end, the innovation will depend on the imagination and expertise of the faculty or instructors involved.
Provincial Land Acknowledgement
Contact North | Contact Nord respectfully acknowledges that our work, and the work of our community partners, takes place on traditional Indigenous territories across the province.
We are grateful to be able to work and live in these territories. We are thankful to the First Nations, Métis and Inuit people who have cared for these territories since time immemorial and who continue to strengthen Ontario and all communities across the province.