Path 4: Facilitating Online Learning


If you still have questions after reviewing the resources, set up a group consult with your department, unit, or group of instructors, OR, join us at one of our Drop-in Q&As for instructors.

Register for an eLearning Q&A Drop-in

At each Q&A, an eLearning Specialist from the Centre for Teaching and Learning and an eLearning Technology Specialist from Western Technology Services join together to field your questions.

Instructors and staff can learn more about the upcoming dates and times available and register for an eLearning Q&A Drop-in here.

If you have any questions or problems registering, please contact

Instructions for booking a group consult

Please fill out a Book a Group Online Course Design Consult form here


Email with the details of your consultation request

  • Name
  • Email
  • Role (faculty, grad student, postdoc, librarian/archivist, administrator, staff)
  • Faculty / Department
  • Reason (Book a Group Online Course Design Consult)
  • Key questions / topics you would like to discuss

If you have not received a response to your inquiry within five business days, please email

Communicating in Online Courses [5 min]

Communicating in online courses requires special attention to help keep students stay on track and to show that there's a real human leading the course. Fortunately, there are a few simple approaches you can make part of your teaching practice to up your online communication game.


Designing for Large Enrolment Online Courses [8.5 min]

Large enrolment classes come with specific challenge and opportunities that we should keep in mind when designing assessment and learning activities in the course.

View Path 5:Online Assessment