Online and Hybrid Quality Course Design Institute

ELearning Services is offering our Online and Hybrid Quality Course Design Institute again this Winter quarter. If you are interested in joining us, please read on for more information.

Participants will earn a $100 stipend for participating in the institute and then an additional $400 stipend for earning a Shoreline Quality Course Design Certification.

Course Overview
You will choose one of your courses to work on throughout the Institute – it can be a conversion of a course from F2F to Hybrid or to Online or even a brand new course. We will cover hybrid and online course design topics such as alignment of content with course outcomes, video assignments, high engagement teaching strategies, collaborative technologies, and practices to make your course more accessible.

Institute Schedule
This Institute will run for 6 weeks during Winter quarter. We will offer two identical sessions each of the 6 weeks, so you can choose which Thursday or Friday session you will attend each week based on your preference.

These sessions will be held on Thursdays 1:30pm – 3:30pm and Fridays 10:00am – 12:00pm.

    • Week 0: January 16th and 17th – Canvas Basics (Optional week for those wanting to learn more about Canvas)
    • Week 1: January 23rd and 24th – Course Overview and Introduction
    • Week 2: January 30th and 31st – Organizational Design Strategies
    • Week 3: February 6th and 7th – Backwards Design for Hybrid and Online Courses
    • Week 4: February 13th and 14th – Accessibility and Usability for all students
    • Week 5: February 20th and 21th – Student Engagement and Collaborative Technologies

How to Sign Up
If you would like to participate please send us an email to   and let us know the following:

    1. Are you planning to develop a new, or improve an existing, hybrid or online course?
    2. What is your department?
    3. Are you full- or part-time faculty?
    4. Do you think you will most often attend Thursday or Friday sessions?

Amy and Hoshimi

Amy Rovner, MPH RD
eLearning Instructional Designer
Associate Faculty Nutrition
(206) 546-6937

Hoshimi Tominari. M.A.
Hourly Instructional Designer
Associate Faculty Communication Studies

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