Course Design

Three gears


This part of the website is focused on helping instructor prepare to teach writing in online, remote, and/or blended context. 

Emergency Remote Writing Instruction
Guidelines for teaching remotely in an emergency, such as a global pandemic. 

Goals and Objectives
Resources and ideas for developing course goals and learning objectives for online and hybrid courses. 

Instructional Formats
Help planning appropriate formats for online and blended instruction, including synchronous vs. asynchronous teaching and face-to-face vs. remote instruction. 

Canvas Design
Tips and best practices for making your course layout in Canvas as usable and accessible as possible. 

Choosing Tools
Guidance on selecting tools and technologies for your pedagogical needs.

Social Presence
Ideas for improving interaction and engagement among teachers and students in online, remote, and blended courses.