[ECP Cohort] Week 1: Course Design

Created by debbora.woods on Jan 30, 2018

Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at REGISTER HERE:

Starts at 1:00 PM · Ends at 2:00 PM, EST (America/New_York)


Course Design addresses the elements of instructional design. Join us as our speakers walk you through the ECP Rubric's exemplary characteristics of Course Design. We'll show you how to build exemplary course design pieces in a live environment - Educator Preview - which is Blackboard Learn with the Ultra experience. And, one of our 2017 ECP winners will give you a tour of his winning course within a Learn Original environment.


This session will cover Course Design characteristics within the sub-categories:

  • Goals and Objectives
  • Content Presentation
  • Learner Engagement
  • Technology Use





Carey Smouse

Carey Smouse, Client Success Manager


  • 4 years at Blackboard
  • 7+ years in Higher Ed as an Instructional Designer
  • Prior to Higher Ed, experience in corporate education


Adam Authier, Instructional Designer

Schoolcraft College (MI)

  • 2017 Exemplary Course Winner
  • Producer of faculty professional development video series on YouTube: "What's Your Problem?"



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