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Teaching Online 101

Essentials of Effective Online and Hybrid Teaching

June 17 – August 9, 2024

This 8-week, fully online, asynchronous course is designed to enhance your digital course design and pedagogical skill set. UW faculty, staff, and graduate students from all three campuses are welcome to join.

Along with tutorials on how to build course elements and use tools in Canvas, the course will share strategies to help learners more easily access content and interact with others in online learning environments. It will also feature insights, examples, and practical tips from experienced faculty.

Topics covered include:

  • Helping learners get started
  • Designing for learner success
  • Creating course content
  • Devising assessments and grading efficiently
  • Aligning your course learning objectives
  • Strategies for building instructor presence
  • Ideas for fostering connection and interaction
  • Anti-racist and inclusive pedagogy
  • Tips for enhancing accessibility
  • Strategies to promote academic integrity

This course includes weekly deadlines, but there are no required synchronous meetings. In the past, the time participants have reported spending on the course has varied between 1-4 hrs per week.


Please note: To register and participate in the course, you will need a UW Net ID. If you do not have a UW Net ID, please visit this webpage for information on how your department can assist you in obtaining a UW Net ID.