Lessons 
Course Content 
Lesson 1

Types of Courses
This lesson is an introduction to the basic elements that distinguish between facetoface, hybrid, and online classes. Advantages and challenges of each type will be explored.
Lesson Assessments include:
 Lesson 1 Discussion
 Lesson 1 Quiz

Lesson 2 
Preparing to Teach Online
This lesson reviews the time, communication skills, and technological skills necessary to prepare and deliver your online class.
Lesson Assessments include:
 Lesson 2 Discussion
 Lesson 2 Quiz

Lesson 3 
Technical Demands
This lesson explores the technical specifications you will need (computer and software) to develop your class.
Lesson Assessments include:
 Lesson 3 Discussion
 Lesson 3 Assignment

Lesson 4 
File Management and Content Organization
This lesson will explore ways to organize your material on your computer BEFORE your begin to develop your class online. This lesson will also explore different ways to organize your course materials for online delivery.
Lesson Assessments include:
 Lesson 4 Discussion
 Lesson 4 Assignment

Lesson 5 
Pedagogical Use of Blackboard Tools
This lesson will explore how the major tools and resources available in Blackboard are used to support learning outcomes in our online class.
Lesson Assessments include:
 Lesson 5 Discussion
 Lesson 5 Quiz
 Lesson 5 Assignment

Lesson 6 
Syllabus Preparation for the Online Course
This lesson will explore specific aspects of your syllabus that should be taken into consideration for your online class.
Lesson Assessments include:
 Lesson 6 Discussion
 Lesson 6 Assignment

Lesson 7 
Preparing your Content for Online Delivery
This lesson will explore file types and typical conversions necessary to ensure that your students can access your material. Topics related to Universal Design and access will also be discussed.
Lesson Assessments include:
 Lesson 7 Discussion
 Lesson 7 Assignment

Lesson 8 
Multimedia
This lesson will explore the advantages, disadvantages, and challenges associated with the use of multimedia in an online classroom. Topics related to Universal Design and access will also be discussed.
Lesson Assessments include:
 Lesson 8 Discussion
 Lesson 8 Assignment

Lesson 9 
Basic Learning Unit Instructional Design
This lesson will introduce you to two models of Instructional Design that can be applied to the development of a "Learning Unit" in online classes. The two models are Gagne's Nine Events of Instruction and the ALOTA model.
Lesson Assessments include:
 Lesson 9 Discussion
 Lesson 9 Assignment

Lesson 10 
Using Tests, Assignments, and other Tools to Evaluate Learning
This lesson will explore the types of tools used in online instruction to measure learning outcomes. Special attention will be paid to utilizing the tool that most accurately measures the identified learning outcome based upon Bloom's Taxonomy of Learning Objectives.
Lesson Assessments include:
 Lesson 10 Discussion
 Lesson 10 Assignment

Lesson 11 
Communication with Students
This lesson will explore the tools and the expectations for communication with your students in an online class.
Lesson Assessments include:
 Lesson 11 Discussion
 Lesson 11 Assignment

Lesson 12 
Grading, Feedback, and Time Management
This lesson will explore the challenges of grading and providing feedback to students in a timely manner.
Lesson Assessments include:
 Lesson 12 Discussion
 Lesson 12 Assignment

Lesson 13 
Teaching Style and Online Teaching
This lesson will explore your teaching style and how best to adapt that style to online course delivery.
Lesson Assessments include:
 Lesson 13 Discussion
 Lesson 13 Quiz

Lesson 14 
Making it Look Good
This lesson will look at layout, navigation, and stylistic considerations for presenting material to students in your online class.
Lesson Assessments include:
 Lesson 14 Discussion
 Lesson 14 Assignment
