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Harold Washington College Online Learning for Faculty

Learning Outcomes 
Faculty who have completed training in online instruction other than the approved ION course work should contact the Academic Online Coordinator for their discipline to discuss a review of the coursework. 
Overview of Online Learning: 
  • Identify skills and responsibilities students need to succeed in the virtual classroom.
  • Identify skills and responsibilities facilitators need to succeed in the virtual classroom.
  • Identify the characteristics of curriculum used in the online paradigm as contrasted with curriculum used in the traditional classroom.
  • Critique the appropriateness of specific course design elements and technologies with respect to curriculum and course objectives in selected online courses.
  • Understand instructional design strategies to promote communication and collaborative learning in online courses.
Instructional Design Elements for Online Course Development     
  • Understand the Instructional Design Principles.
  • Understand Instructional Design Models.
  • Understand how to conduct appropriate analyses of an online course.
  • Write effective learning outcomes.
  • Develop an instructional strategy.
  • Organize learning sequences.
  • Understand how to evaluate online courses.
Key elements of Student Assessment in Online Courses      
  •  Analyze online assessment issues using theoretical, technical, and practical frameworks.
  • Demonstrate ability to create a variety of assessment tools by completing mini-assessment plan assignments and other assessment activities.
  • Apply online assessment models to the online learning environment.
  • Ability to discuss the major benefits and limitations of different type of assessments.
  • Ability to use multiple forms of assessments in online courses.

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