Teaching Online/Remotely – Planning for Next Term

Plan Your Course | Build Your Course | Engage Students | Assess Students | Ensure Accessibility

As an instructor you may be planning to move one or more courses to a fully online/remote mode and facing a very short timeline for the coming term. This resource will explore key considerations and provide examples and how-to guides for course planning.

Explore the following sections:

Planning Your Course

  • Getting ready for teaching and learning online
  • Making basic course format decisions

Building Your Course

  • Supporting orientation and navigation
  • Designing student-centric course modules

Engaging Students

  • Designing student learning activities

Assessing Learning

  • Designing online projects and assignments
  • Designing online tests and exams

Making Your Online Course Accessible


As a quick reference on the set up of key course components, see Teaching Online/Remotely – Quick Guide  for frequent course design tasks.