A man in a denim jacket and a woman wearing glasses both look at a computer.

PLAN: Introduction

Watch this video as fellow instructors share with you their best practices for planning an online course.


Module 1 Learning Objectives

  • Gauge the academic, social, and technological needs of your online learners
  • Discover the capabilities of the online environment
  • Create learning outcomes
  • Match assessments to your learning outcomes
  • Map out the structure and online tools needed for your course
  • Plan your development time
  • Assess your own knowledge and capabilities related to computer hardware and software, and basic Internet skills, and troubleshooting
  • Discover resources to help you in improving your technology-based knowledge and capabilities
  • Check that you have the proper equipment and Internet connection speed to develop and teach an online course