Online Design & eLearning

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Online Course Design Support by Instructional Designers

Posted on: October 22nd, 2015 by Wan Latartara

Instructional Designers on our team assist faculty with course design, development, and compliance using UM’s Blackboard learning management system and other digital and web-based learning and authoring tools. Instructional design support comes in different forms: one-on-one consultations, how-to blogs, tutorial videos, workshops, and training courses.

We provide online course design consultations for:

A. Building online courses

  • Creating an online syllabus
  • Course content design to achieve student learning outcomes
  • Course content organization
  • Making your course interactive
  • Engaging students online
  • Best practices for teaching online courses

B. Making your online courses compliant with Federal, State, and University policies

  • Student Identity Verification options
  • Student Attendance Verification options
  • Making course content accessible
  • Making course content copyright compliant

C. Using technology to add a wow factor to your online course

  • Choosing and using authoring software
  • Choosing and using web-based teaching & learning tools
  • Choosing and using course supplement apps
  • Best practices for creating multimedia content