Planning to Move your Course Online

Teaching during times of potential disruption requires creative and flexible thinking about how faculty can support students in achieving course learning outcomes. This page offers suggestions for faculty at Durham College looking to continue offering a student-centered learning experience in an online learning environment.

Based on your course learning outcomes, determine what avenue of delivery and assessment are most appropriate.

Course Learning Outcomes FAQs

Communicating

Communicating with your students

Looking for exemplars communicating with students? Check out this link from the Association of Colleges and University Educators Online Teaching Toolkit. And, don’t forget to share your revised learning plan!

Content/Presentations

Presentation/Lecture

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Synchronous (Live) Session
Recorded

Demonstrating a skill

Student Engagement

In-Class Discussions

Synchronous (Live) Session
Asynchronous Discussion

Here is a link from Stanford that provides some tips of designing effective discussion questions.

Assessments

Do You Need To Put Your Exam Online?
Direct Link to Resource: DC Connect Decision Tree

Unsupervised (Open-Book)

Looking for some alternate ways to assess other than a final exam? Check out this link from Brock University.

WEB-SECURED

Presentation

Synchronous (Live)
Asynchronous Presentations

Student Resources