Teaching Online: An Introduction to Online Delivery (TOL)

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Teaching Online: An Introduction to Online Delivery (TOL)

Explore basic components of online course delivery and learn how to cultivate student engagement.
Course Length:
Two weeks
Delivery Mode:
Online (Asynchronous)
Fee with Membership:

Please refer to the Schedule & Checklist for more information on workshop requirements.

The “Teaching Online: An Introduction to Online Delivery” workshop explores basic components of online course delivery. Participants will be introduced to best practices for teaching in an online learning environment, the instructor’s role and the learner’s role in the online classroom, the importance of getting (and keeping) students engaged, and methods of facilitating online discussions using the discussion board. 

Learning Objectives
  1. Apply best practices in teaching and learning in an online learning environment.
  2. Explain the role of the instructor in an online learning environment.
  3. Explain the learner’s role in online learning.
  4. Develop a resource to help learners be successful in the role of an online learner. 
  5. Explain the importance of orienting learners to online learning.
  6. List methods of engaging and motivating learners in an online course.
  7. Explain the importance of instructor interaction and timely feedback in online courses.
  8. Determine appropriate instructor interaction and feedback in online courses.
  9. List best practices for facilitating discussion boards. 
  10. Create a discussion board rubric for assessing learner participation in discussion boards.
  11. Align assessment methods with learning objectives or competencies.


What Participants Need

10-12 hours of time per week to spend on achieving the learning objectives.

Offered as Online Dedicated
Offered as F2F Dedicated
Special Notes

QM also offers a Teaching Online Certificate — a package of seven workshops that can be taken in any order.  This workshop is not included in the Teaching Online Certificate.