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7 Things to Consider Before Developing an Online Course

COVID-19 RESOURCEThis Magna Online Seminar gives you strategies to maximize your planning and design timeframe—all leading to a more efficient course (i.e. less stress for you when you’re teaching) and a better experience for your students.

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COVID-19 RESOURCEEnter coupon code consider04 in the cart prior to checkout to receive your choice of 1-week individual access or 1-month institutional access for free!
This special offer ends at 11:59 PM Central on Friday, April 16th.

There’s a very good chance that you’ve been tasked with developing an online course. And there’s a better chance that you’ll be given a very short deadline to get the work done.

7 Things to Consider Before Developing an Online Course is a Magna Online Seminar that gives you strategies to maximize your planning and design timeframe—all leading to a more efficient course (i.e. less stress for you when you’re teaching) and a better experience for your students. Led by Brian Udermann, PhD, you’ll learn how to allow for adequate time to develop a course, explore avenues to find course content, prioritize the content students need to learn, create an instructor participation plan, determine what course assessments will be used, estimate the overall workload associated with developing and teaching an online course, and use existing faculty support services available to help with course design and planning.

Learning Goals

Upon completion of this online seminar, you’ll be able to:

  • Understanding the benefits of time spent planning on the front-end of developing online courses and how this can lead to both decreased stress for faculty and increased course quality
  • Learn step-by-step planning and preparation actions that will positively impact identifying and developing course content, activities, and assessments
  • Identify the benefits of developing an instructor participation plan, determining how technology will be used in a course, and considering workload management in the early stages of course design and development

Topics Covered

  • How to establish a reasonable timeline for designing and developing an online course
  • What the benefits of planning an online course while teaching the same course face-to-face are
  • Which avenues to explore to find course content
  • How to determine what content is most important for students to learn
  • How to consider and establish the course navigation look
  • Determining how technology will be used in the class
  • Creating an instructor participation plan
  • Identifying ways to build student-to-student and student-to-faculty interaction into an online course
  • Determining what course assessments will be used
  • Learning how advanced planning can help manage the workload related to online teaching
  • Discovering how to use the existing faculty support services available at an institution
  • A quality course review rubric to review prior to course development

Audience

This seminar will benefit:

  • Faculty
  • Instructional Designers
  • Instructional Technologists
  • eLearning Specialists
  • Department Chairs
  • Anyone working in online course development in higher education, K-12, or business

Remember: Enter coupon code consider04 in the cart prior to checkout to receive your choice of 1-week individual access or 1-month institutional access for free!
This special offer ends at 11:59 PM Central on Friday, April 16th.

 

Your seminar registration includes the following:

  • On-demand access
  • Downloadable PowerPoint presentations from the speaker
  • Written transcript
  • Supplemental materials
  • 100% satisfaction guarantee

There is no limit to how many times the seminar is accessed while available.

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