Table of Contents

Overview of Course:

Design, Develop, and Implement Effective Online Instruction

Section 1: Online Teaching Overview

1.1 Working Definition of E-Learning

1.2 Effective Online Pedagogy

1.3 Theories of Learning and the Online Environment

1.4 Preparing to Teach Online

1.5 Online Learner Characteristics

1.6 Online Teaching Competencies

1.7 Online Teaching Strategies and the Role of the Online Teacher

1.8 Workload and Time Considerations

Section 2: Course Creation and Online Materials

2.1 Develop an Online Course Schedule

2.2 Create an Effective Online Syllabus

2.3 Education Law - Copyright and Fair Use

2.4 Developing Accessible Materials (Americans with Disabilities Act Compliance)

2.5 Message and Media Components and Design

Section 3: Online Learning Tools

Section 3 Overview

  1. Asynchronous Communication Tools
    1. Email
    2. Discussion Boards/Forums
    3. Blog/Weblogs
    4. Wikis
    5. Podcasting
    6. E-Portfolios
  2. Synchronous Communication Tools
    1. Chat/Instant Messaging
    2. Skype (Audio and Video Conferencing)
    3. Social Networking Sites
    4. Second Life

Section 4: Student Engagement and Motivation

Learn strategies to engage the online learner with the content, the instructor, and peers. Topics covered:

4.0 Section 4 Overview

4.1 Facilitating Effective Online Discussions

4.2 Creating a Sense of Community

4.3 Acknowledging and Affirming Diversity

4.4 Classroom Management Strategies

- Behavioral  Problems
- Academic Honesty

Section 5: Instructional Strategies

Learn how to develop effective learning activities and assignments to achieve course goals, objectives, learning competencies and outcomes.

5. 0 Section Overview

5.1 Learning Objectives

5.2 Instructional Strategies

Section 6: Student Learning Assessment and Course Evaluation Strategies

6.0 Overview

6.1  Student Assessment
       - Initial
       - Continuous
       - End
6.2  Course Evaluation
       - Pre-course
       - Formative
       - Summative
6.3  Creating Rubrics to Evaluate Student Work

6.4  Designing Tests