Design That Welcomes Your Learners (Standards 1 & 7)
Please refer to the Schedule & Checklist for more information on workshop requirements.
Explore course design features that help students succeed from the outset and access the institutional support they need in the Design that Welcomes Your Learners workshop. Topics include getting learners started, establishing expectations and policies, communicating prerequisites, connecting with learners, and facilitating access to support services. You will review your online course and complete an Improvement Plan for each of these areas.
- Recognize the foundational concepts of Quality Matters.
- Apply the Specific Review Standards in General Standard 1, Course Overview and Introduction, to your course.
- Apply the Specific Review Standards in General Standard 7, Learner Support, to your course.
- Identify and prioritize improvements to your course based on your review of the Specific Review Standards in General Standards 1 and 7.
- 5-7 hours of time per week to spend on achieving the learning objectives
- An online or blended course to work with