For Developers of Online Courses
Faculty members interested in developing online courses should contact Chris Gonnella to be added to the Online Course Development course in Blackboard.
MSU considers all coursework developed for online courses that do not generate royalties as Mediated Courseware. Thus, the ownership of the developed material falls under the constraints outline in SBHE Policy 611.2 section 5.
The syllabus template is a guide for the development of all syllabi. Some items are required for all courses, some are only required for online courses. Please download and use as a template or a reference when building your syllabi.
This matrix gives specific examples of how to incorporate technology tools into your online teaching. It starts out naming a traditional instructional method, and then defines activities and the technologies that can be used to make them happen online. If you have something to add, please feel free to let us know!
Just like face-to-face classes, online instruction requires a variety of instructional and assessment strategies. So here are a few pointers to get the creative juices flowing and please feel free to ask the Instructional Technology department for support.
Use this table to create alignment between the learning goals and objectives, the learning strategies and activities and the assessments you will use for each.