Course curriculum

Throughout this course, we focus on simplifying online course design by introducing faculty to easy-to-master methods and sustainable processes. DRIVE: Online Course Design is tailored to the unique needs of faculty during this unprecedented season, guiding faculty through the process of designing online instruction, teaching online courses, and supporting distance students. Faculty will learn how to design accessible and engaging online learning experiences and create original instructional materials using affordable, reliable, and user-friendly tools.

  • 1

    Starting Line

    • Welcome to DRIVE!
    • Our DRIVE Experience
    • Our DRIVE Navigators
    • Our DRIVE Success Strategies
    • Our DRIVE Productivity Tool
    • Our DRIVE Glossary
  • 2

    Analyzing Our Approach

    • Overview
    • Learning the ADDIE Approach
    • Using Backward Course Design
    • Creating Learning Outcomes
    • Using a Learning Objectives (Outcomes) Builder
    • Putting Maslow Before Bloom
    • Mapping Your Course
  • 3

    Rest Stop

    • Driver Care
    • Checking-In
  • 4

    Designing for Learners

    • Overview
    • Creating an Online Course Syllabus
    • Designing for Inclusion
    • Applying Universal Design and Accessibility Principles
    • Being a Trauma-Aware Educator
    • Drafting a Syllabus
  • 5

    Developing Our Content

    • Overview
    • Understanding Online Course Quality Standards
    • Curating Course Content
    • Developing Video Content
    • Using Canva
    • Using Image Databases
    • Using Screencast-O-Matic
    • Using Interactive Learning Tools
  • 6

    Rest Stop

    • Driver Care
    • Checking-In
  • 7

    Engaging Our Learners

    • Overview
    • Using the Community of Inquiry Framework
    • Humanizing Online Courses
    • Communicating with Students
    • Activating Prior Knowledge
    • Establishing a Community of Care
    • Designing an Inclusive Classroom
    • Facilitating Asynchronous Discussions
    • Facilitating Synchronous Sessions
  • 8

    Building Our Course

    • Overview
    • Creating the Course Framework
    • Building Learning Modules
    • Developing Student Resources
    • Using Course Templates
    • Using the Rich Text Editor
  • 9

    Rest Stop

    • Driver Care
    • Checking-In
  • 10

    Finish Line

    • Congratulations, Drivers!
    • Post-Program Survey