Workshop Program

Our workshop has been formatted to reflect the best practices in online course design and facilitation. Our workshop will use a synchronous online format. The scheduled workshop times will be run through Zoom following the schedule outlined below. The workshop materials, including pre-workshop activities, resources and collaborative learning activities will be located in our Canvas workshop space. You will have access to the Canvas workshop space one week prior to the start of the workshop to allow you time to orient yourself to the online workshop space and prepare for our synchronous zoom meetings.

Prior to Workshop:

  1. Complete the pre-workshop survey. Try to do this by Wednesday afternoon.
  2. Please create a free account with Canvas or login using your pre-existing account.
  3. Join the Canvas workshop (course). Jennifer will add you to the Canvas course using your email.  Please email Jennifer at and to be added to the Canvas course.
  4. Complete the pre-workshop activities in the Canvas workspace before our session starts on July 15.

Thursday Schedule:

Please note that times below are indicated from time "zero."  Our workshop will begin at 8am PT, 9am MT, 10am CT and 11am ET.

0:00 Introductions and Workshop Orientation

0:15 How to Design and Online Course and Course Maps

1:05 Break

1:10 Online Assessments

1:30 Student Engagement in the Online Classroom

2:05 Break

2:10 Course Mapping Activity

2:25 Online Learning Activities, Labs and Resources Introduction

2:55 Daily Wrap-Up

3:00 Adjourn for the Day

Friday Schedule:

0:00 Welcome back and Day Overview

0:15 Role of the Instructor in the Online Classroom

0:45 Break

0:50 Universal Design and Accessibility

1:20 Online Course Quality Standards

1:50 Break

1:55 Work on Course Map and Learning Activities

2:30 Project sharing, reflections and questions

2:50 Final Workshop reflections

2:55 Workshop evaluation

3:00 Adjourn for the Day

PPT Presentation Files:

1_Competencies_Presentation_JLewis2021.pdf (Acrobat (PDF) 4.4MB Jul16 21)

2_Online_Assessments_JLewis2021.pdf (Acrobat (PDF) 906kB Jul16 21)

3_Student_Interactions_JLewis2021.pdf (Acrobat (PDF) 3MB Jul16 21)

5_InstructorPresence_JLewis2021.pdf (Acrobat (PDF) 7.1MB Jul16 21)

6_UDL&Accessibility_JLewis2021.pdf (Acrobat (PDF) 1.8MB Jul16 21)

7_DefiningCourseQuality_JLewis2021.pdf (Acrobat (PDF) 3.5MB Jul16 21)

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