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 our weekly Drop-in Q&As for instructors.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please fill out a Book a Group Online Course Design Consult form here
Email email@example.com with the details of your consultation request
- 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
- Welcoming students to the online environment - ACUE
- Managing your online presence - ACUE
- Communicating Student Hours of Effort
- What are the technical requirements? (coming soon!)
- Where can learners go for support? (coming soon!)
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