Online Instructional Design Workshops

All courses are free and open to faculty and staff.

Course Name System Course Description
Create Measurable Learning Objectives Canvas and Classroom
  • You will look at various reasons for creating course goals and objectives in your course.
  • You will examine the differences between course goals and objectives.
Creating Effective Online Discussions Canvas
  • This course will help you use discussions to achieve high levels of learning.
  • You will create deep and engaging discussion prompts.
  • And you'll learn how to effectively administer and adapt your discussions to meet the needs of your learners and your course.
Increasing Engagement in Online Teaching and Learning Canvas
  • Examine what student engagement means and how to engage online students.
  • You'll see ideas on how to take online discussions to new levels.
  • See our list of 100 ways to increase student engagement in online courses.
Introduction to Chi Tester Chi Tester
  • Take a tour of the Chi Tester interface.
  • Find resources to help you create tests in Chi Tester.
  • Check out helpful Chi Tester articles to get you going.
Learning Domains Canvas and Classroom
  • You will discuss differences among the cognitive domain, affective domain, and psychomotor domain.
  • You will also identify learning objectives for each learning domain.
Rubrics and Outcomes Canvas
  • Explain the relationship between rubrics and outcomes and learn how to apply each of them.
  • Explore how Canvas handles rubrics and outcomes.
  • Practice using rubrics and outcomes in Canvas.
Test Construction Canvas and Classroom
  • This course will help you identify well-constructed true/false, multiple-choice, matching, short-answer/completion, and essay questions.
  • You will also compute the difficulty index, discrimination index, and efficiency of true/false and multiple-choice questions.
Using Groups and Peer Reviews Canvas
  • This course will walk you through creating student groups.
  • You will also see how Canvas handles group assignments and peer reviews.
  • Finally, you'll see how to create an optional gradebook column for tracking peer review participation.