INTRODUCTION TO ONLINE COURSE DESIGN (IOCD)
Planning to design and teach an online course or just interested in learning more about what's involved? Either way, you've come to the right place. The following information will provide you with an overview of online instruction and the process for developing an online course at Xavier.
The process for developing an online course is comprised of the following steps:
Registration and Pre-Work:
- Complete the introductory module in Canvas - Introduction to Online Instruction
- Complete the Online Course Intent Form
- Have your department chair complete of the Online Course Creation Department Chair Form
- Complete Introduction to Online Course Design (IOCD), a six-week, fully online training course; the last assignment is the creation of your first course module
Individual Support from Instructional Design and Technology
- With support from IDT, build the online course you are developing. This will take approximately four to five months after IOCD.
- The IDT team reviews the completed course design using the heuristic checklist for quality online courses
Enrollment in the IOCD course is limited. Priority is given to faculty developing online courses that support university priorities, including:
- Summer courses
- Courses for non-traditional undergraduate students (APEX)
- Graduate courses
UPCOMING IOCD AND COURSE DEVELOPMENT SCHEDULE
Start Date Best for faculty creating a course for:
June 21, 2021 Fall 2021 or later
October 4, 2021 Summer 2022 or later
January 2022 Summer 2022 or later
May 2022 Fall 2022 or later
To begin the online or blended course design process, please indicate your interest by submitting the Online Course Intent Form above, certifying that you have completed the introductory module. Then have your chair complete the Online Course Creation Department Chair Form.
If you would like to develop your Canvas skills before joining IOCD, consider completing the Canvas Self-Paced Instructor training course. This self-paced course is designed to prepare Xavier instructors to use Canvas with their courses and serve as a resource that can be referred back to after training is completed. Find more information and register for this training here.
For more information about the process or about online course development, please contact email@example.com