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Instructional Design and Technology in Education

Facilitating Asynchronous Courses

Lee Graham is teaching #OLTAK Online Learning and Teaching this summer and has invited a series of guest speakers to her class. She asked me to present on Facilitating Asynchronous Courses through a Webex webinar (review recording). Here are the presentation slides for the session.

Freaking Reading Packet Video:

Design Process & Workflow

Checklist (UAF Centric) (pdf)

Getting Started


Course Structure


Schedule or Calendar

  • 16-week Fall planning schedule (word) and Example
  • 16-week Fall planning schedule (excel)
  • Assignment Checklist

Participation Levels

Providing Sample Answers

Bandwidth Calculator

First Contact Assignment or teamviewer

Chickering & Gamson, Seven Principles for Good Practices in Undergraduate Education


Author: Heidi Olson

Heidi enjoys working with content experts in developing eCampus courses to provide alternatives for students. Her other interests include faculty training in best practices for eCampus and researching eCampus tools to help fulfill learning outcomes. Having worked in the distance education arena for over 20 years, she has a wide range of experiences in supporting students and faculty as technology and pedagogy evolve.