Online Course Development Support

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Our Approach


Creating an online course is not much different from creating any course. You have to start from the very beginning—designing a sound curriculum with learning objectives that align to the objectives, activities, and assessments in your course. If you are redesigning an existing course for an online format, this will also be a good opportunity to reflect on the curriculum you have created to think about what is achievable in the online format that would not be in the face-to-face format, and vice versa.

In this short video, Veronica Thomas, Director of Instructional Design provides a short overview of our development approach and what services are available to faculty.

 
1589

Working Hours

 
30

Developed Courses

 
60

Instructional Staff served

 
650

Online Learners served

Phases of Online Courses Development


INQUIRY

Faculty meet with the office to explore program concepts and supports the various stages of program development at Teachers College

MARKET RESEARCH

Program concepts are reviewed by marketing experts to explore viability.

PROGRAM PRE-APPROVAL

Office works with faculty to submit courses for department, college and state approval.

DESIGN 

Faculty meet with the office to plan development timeline for the course.

DEVELOPMENT

The office helps faculty identify technology and media that will be used in the course and designs educational media as needed.

Sample Courses


Faculty Stories