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IU Online Faculty Starter Kit



Full course description

About the Course

At Indiana University we focus on excellence in every facet of what we do, whether it be teaching, research, or service to the university or community. This set of online modules provides a concise orientation for faculty who are new to teaching online at IU.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this course, you will learn:

  • To write learning outcomes
  • To design effective assessments
  • To create an accessible syllabus
  • To incorporate graphics and other design elements
  • Do's and Don'ts of using copyrighted material
  • Strategies to promote teacher presence
  • Strategies to promote student engagement

Module Topics Include

  • Indiana University's Model of Online Education
  • Designing an Online Course
  • Teaching an Online Course

About the Instructors

This course was designed by David Becker and Susan Hathaway from the Teaching Centers of IUS and IUB, respectively.

For more information about Canvas tools, course design, and teaching strategies, please contact your campus teaching center.


Length: 1 hour (or less)


IU Online


Credit: None


Audience: Interested faculty

How to Access

  1. If you do not already have an IU Guest Account, you must create one. You’ll find more information about creating an IU Guest Account here.
  2. After obtaining access to an IU Guest Account, come back to this page and click Login to enroll.

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