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Getting started with your course design

  1. Choose your modality. You’ve chosen to design your course as a face-to-face course.
  2. Apply evidence-based pedagogical principles. The following resources are available to assist you:
    1. A detailed step-by-step guide: The Centre Course Development Guide
    2. A brief overview: Constructive Alignment resource page
  3. Consider what Equity, Diversity and Inclusion means in your course design.
    1. Use the principles of Universal Instructional Design as a basis.
    2. Support International students through deliberate design
    3. Support 2LGBTQ+ students through deliberate design
  4. Explore Indigenous ways of knowing and identify how you can integrate these in both your course design and pedagogical approach.
  5. Decide how will you ensure Academic Integrity in your course design.
  6. Technology
    1. Digital pedagogy asks you to consider whether technology should be part of your course design
    2. Select learning technologies will enable you to integrate technology into your course design.
    3. Consider adding digital media that can enhance your course by displaying complicated data, difficult concepts, and enhance student engagement with interactive elements. Consult with a Media Developer to understand the available options.
    4. Refer to UM Learn and Cisco Webex training resources.
  7. Consider adding digital media. Digital media can enhance your course by displaying complicated data, difficult concepts, and enhance student engagement with interactive elements. Consult with a Media Developer to understand the available options.
  8. These ready-to-use to use tools have been designed to support your course design:
    • Framework Courses
    • Knowledge Nuggets resources – Resources to include in your UM Learn course shell.

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