Section A: Content Presentation

The 13 elements for quality course design in this section address how content is organized and accessed in the course management system. Key elements include course navigation, learning objectives, and access to student support information.

Peruse the links below to identify a variety of tips and strategies that support Section A. 

Don’t Panic! 3 Tips for Your First Online Course
Equitable Online Course Design: Canvas Mastery Paths and EdPuzzle
Empower Me! An Online Student’s Perspective
Student Feedback – That’s the Ticket!
Meaningful Discussions That Build Community Too
The One Thing You've Been Missing to Keep Your Students Focused on Your Content
The One Thing You’ve Been Missing to Keep Students Focused on Your Content
Before you add video to your course - Byte Sized Canvas
Before You Add Video to Your Course–Watch This!
Customizing Modules to Guide Student Learning, Byte-sized Canvas
Customizing Modules to Guide Student Learning
Banning Boring Announcements - Byte Sized Canvas
Banning Boring Announcements!
Teaching with OER OpenStax Canvas Course Shells
Teaching with OER OpenStax Canvas Course Shells
The Power of Announcements - Byte Sized Canvas
The Power of Announcements
Using Video to Communicate Instructions Clearly
Using Video to Communicate Instructions Clearly
Give 'Em a Clear Learning Path
Give ‘Em a Clear Learning Path
Visually-Oriented Discussions with Consistent Instructions
Visually-Oriented Discussions with Consistent Instructions
Decorative colorful lightshow
Choosing an Effective Homepage in Canvas
Supporting English Language Learners Online
Supporting English Language Learners Online
Using the Canvas Scheduler to Arrange Meetings with Your Students
Using the Canvas Scheduler to Arrange Meetings with Your Students
Faculty Orientation to Quest for Student Success
Faculty Orientation to Quest for Student Success