This Week for Faculty: Course Design Support

by | Oct 12, 2020

Course Design Support

Designing a new course for Spring or Summer 2021? Drafting a syllabus to submit to your Committee on Instruction (COI)? The CTL can help!

Self-Paced Course: Course Design Essentials

Designing or redesigning a course? Take a deep dive into the essentials of course design for any classroom format—online, in-person, or hybrid. Self-enroll in this online CourseWorks offering and design your course anytime and from anywhere.

Watch narrated videos and design your course using downloadable worksheets. Upon completing this asynchronous experience, you should have a plan and the resources needed to continue the design process.

Course Design Video Playlist

Have limited time but are looking for an overview about the elements of course design? Watch our narrated video playlist that covers the following topics:

Video 1: Course Design: Getting Started
Video 2: Articulating Learning Objectives
Video 3: Assessing Student Learning
Video 4: Planning Teaching and Learning Activities


Consultations on Course Design

Looking for one-on-one course design or redesign support? CTL staff can assist you as you draft your learning objectives, assessments, teaching and learning activities, and syllabi. To schedule a consultation, please contact

Upcoming Live Online Offerings

Online & Hybrid/HyFlex Teaching Communities

Are you teaching an online or hybrid/hyflex course in Fall 2020?  Looking to meet other faculty teaching in similar modalities across campus and share ideas and strategies?

Join the CTL for conversations with faculty colleagues about experiences with online or hybrid/HyFlex teaching. These informal communities are intended to be a space for faculty to come together to brainstorm, share, learn from and support one another through an unprecedented semester. These monthly informal gatherings provide an opportunity to regularly reflect on and refine your current online teaching and learning practices during the course of the semester. Register through the dates linked below.

Online Teaching Community
October 16
Time: 3:00PM – 4:00PM
Location: via Zoom

Hybrid/HyFlex Teaching Community
October 16
Time: 11:00AM – 12:00PM
Location: via Zoom