The Three C’s ofOnline CourseDesign<br />Leonard (Len) Thurman<br />Kathleen (Kate) Flannery Silc<br />
Foundations<br />Administration and Faculty select courses for development<br />Subject Matter Expert (SME)<br />and<br />...
Foundations<br />Curriculum provides foundation for course content<br />Andragogy drives methods<br />Motivated learners<b...
The Three C’s<br />Clarity<br />Consistency<br />Community<br />
Clarity<br />All aspects of completingthe course are madecrystal clear<br />Objectives are foremostin the syllabus and eac...
Consistency<br />Master designs ensure all courses are designed and structured the same way<br />Navigation is consistenta...
Community<br />Students must knowthey are not alone<br />Introductions, Student Lounge & Homepages strongly encouraged<br ...
Master Design Each Course:<br />Contains the same tools and elements<br />Elements are located in the same places<br />Nav...
Elements<br />Read Me First!<br />Syllabus(Course Objectives)<br />Email<br />
Elements<br />Unit Modules<br />Module Objectives<br />Reading<br />Assignments<br />Discussions<br />Rubrics<br />My Grad...
After the course is offered:<br />Student Survey<br /><ul><li>Completion
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The Three C's of Course Design

  1. 1. The Three C’s ofOnline CourseDesign<br />Leonard (Len) Thurman<br />Kathleen (Kate) Flannery Silc<br />
  2. 2. Foundations<br />Administration and Faculty select courses for development<br />Subject Matter Expert (SME)<br />and<br />Instructional Designer (ID)<br />Assigned to Course<br />College curriculum provides foundation<br />
  3. 3. Foundations<br />Curriculum provides foundation for course content<br />Andragogy drives methods<br />Motivated learners<br />Active learners<br />Goal oriented learners<br />Learners as consumers<br />Technologicallyexperienced learners<br />
  4. 4. The Three C’s<br />Clarity<br />Consistency<br />Community<br />
  5. 5. Clarity<br />All aspects of completingthe course are madecrystal clear<br />Objectives are foremostin the syllabus and each module<br />Assignments and assessments are explained in detail and in understandable language<br />Due dates are displayed prominently – and often<br />Questions are answered promptly<br />
  6. 6. Consistency<br />Master designs ensure all courses are designed and structured the same way<br />Navigation is consistentacross courses<br />Best practices and guidelines promote instructor consistency in delivery<br />Use of instructional designers ensures quality and control<br />
  7. 7. Community<br />Students must knowthey are not alone<br />Introductions, Student Lounge & Homepages strongly encouraged<br />Group, team, and partnering assignments built into all courses<br />Peer review, help encouraged<br />
  8. 8. Master Design Each Course:<br />Contains the same tools and elements<br />Elements are located in the same places<br />Navigational elements are consistent<br />Elements work inessentially the samemanner<br />
  9. 9. Elements<br />Read Me First!<br />Syllabus(Course Objectives)<br />Email<br />
  10. 10. Elements<br />Unit Modules<br />Module Objectives<br />Reading<br />Assignments<br />Discussions<br />Rubrics<br />My Grades<br />
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  19. 19. After the course is offered:<br />Student Survey<br /><ul><li>Completion
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  21. 21. Satisfaction</li></ul>Faculty Survey<br /><ul><li>Evaluation</li>

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