Consider These Questions
As you prepare your proposal, please consider the following questions:
- How do we plan, organize, develop, and deliver an effective online/hybrid course?
- How do we design effective and engaging course assignments and assessments?
- How do we foster faculty presence, availability, and responsiveness?
- How do we help faculty build effective and engaging online/hybrid courses?
- How do we leverage effective course design to sustain online students’ engagement and motivation?
- How do we encourage faculty to embrace online course design as a strategy they can use to rethink their teaching practices?
- How do we use research findings to improve learning outcomes?
- How do we employ emerging technologies, such as analytics, augmented reality, adaptive learning, competency-based learning, and OER, to rethink online/hybrid course design?
- What are some of the challenges associated with online/hybrid course design (workload, tenure and promotion recognition, copyright, accessibility)?
- What role does quality assurance play in improving online/hybrid course design and delivery?
Present findings from a recent course in which you incorporated innovative online/hybrid course design tools or techniques to enhance learning. Include projected outcomes, and lessons learned by both students and instructors.
Lead a panel of faculty, students, and/or partners and engage the audience in a discussion about collaborating on course design to heighten the student experience, or confronting the challenges associated with online/hybrid course design. Include the panelists’ projected outcomes, lessons learned, and the amount of time needed for discussion.
Lead or co-lead a workshop that demonstrates through hands-on activities how you leveraged course design tools or techniques to improve student engagement in your course(s). Include projected outcomes, the target audience, and the amount of time needed.