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1. Structuring Your Course Elements in a Learning Management System

How Do I Develop a Course Plan in a Learning Management System?

How Can I Build Student Engagement in My Course?

What Tools are Available in MyLearningSpace?

3. Considering Universal Design Principles 

Understanding Universal Design for Learning

How Can I apply Universal Design Principles to Make My Assessment More Meaningful for All Learners?

4. Choosing the Appropriate Assessment Method

How Do I Create Authentic Assessments?

What Do I Need to Consider when Developing Assessments?

What are Some Alternative Assessments for Final Projects and Exams?

What are Some Considerations When Designing Assessments for Large Classes? 

5. Choosing Assesment Strategies

How Do I Approach Assessment?

Examples of Authentic Assessments

What Tools are Available to Support Academic Integrity?

6. Designing Clear Rubrics

Considerations for creating clear rubrics

7. Balancing the Synchronous and Asynchronous Parts of Your Course

How Do I Choose which Material Should Be Asynchronous and which Should Be Synchronous?

How Do I Ensure that the Asynchronous and Synchronous Components of My Course Work Well Together?

What is the SAMR Model and How Can I Apply It to Reconceptualise Asynchronous Learning in My Course?


8. Designing Lessons using BOPPPS

Considering the BOPPPS model when designing lesson plans

Plan, Build, Teach: A Guide for Effective Teaching, Learning and Assessment by Teaching, Learning and Development at Wilfrid Laurier University is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) License.

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