Course Planning and Design

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Assessing Your Students
Traditional classroom assessments used to measure Student Learning Outcomes can be modified to be submitted and evaluated online. The table below provides examples of the types of assessments that students can produce and submit in D2L.  Ty...
Course Design Checklist & Syllabus Template
To assist in developing your course, please refer to the resources below. Click on the link to download each resource. The Online Course Development Checklist is to aid you in creating your syllabus and designing and developing your course within...
 Course Tours
Are you curious how other faculty set up their D2L courses?  Watch the videos below and get a guided tour of different types of courses, lead by the instructor who built them.  This is a great way to learn and get inspired by your peers! ...
Designing Your Course with Course Builder
The best use of Course Builder is to create the structure of a course before you have added content. By designing the course in advance, you maximize your chances of creating a complete and cohesive course. Once your structure is built, you can quic...
Engage Students
As an instructor, you can enhance student engagement in your course in several ways.  Communicate in Multiple Formats Include Active Learning Opportunities Provide Timely and Useful Feedback ...
 Helping Students Complete Work Using Checklists
A checklist can contain important or required assignments, readings, or other items to complete. These items can guide students through each task they should complete for any given week, module, etc. Each checklist contains one or more categories, i...
Online Assessments
LSC-Online has composed a white paper showcasing proctorless assessments. This white paper provides faculty with a perspective on optional methods of assessment. Download the white paper: An Appraisal of Proctorless Assessments: A Higher Educ...
Proctorless Exams within D2L
Increasing test security within the existing framework is a first step towards offering proctorless assessments. The following suggestions can be utilized for offering high-stakes testing without the use of a human proctor or proctoring technology, ...