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Online Learning

Model Online Courses

Faculty: Are you ready to take your course online? Would you like to learn how to create a more effective online learning experience for your students?

Here we are highlighting exemplary fully online courses taught by faculty at CWU.  Each one is designed and taught in unique ways.  You will find that each instructor employs specific best practices to foster student success in online learning.  Review each example to see the variety in approaches that can be taken when designing and teaching an online course. Be sure to view each main category of information including:

  • Design of an Online Course
  • Evaluation and Assessment in an Online Course
  • Teaching and Learning in an Online Course

Model Course using Canvas:

Critical Reading and Responding - ENG101.A01,
designed and instructed by Joseph Johnson, Faculty Fellow for Online Learning


Model Courses using Blackboard:

You will be provided with instructions on how to access these courses as a student in Blackboard at http://courses.cwu.eduClick the links to the course titles and numbers below:

Introduction to Social Services - SOC301.A01, 
designed and instructed by Cheri Johnson, Faculty Fellow for Online Learning

Multicultural Literature - ENG247.A01,
designed and instructed by Dr. Chris Schedler, Faculty Fellow for Online Learning

Follow these steps to learn about designing and teaching an online course at Central Washington University.

  • Sign up for training workshops available as face-to-face or Collaborate sessions at CWU.
  • Make appointments for consultations with the CWU Instructional Design Team.
  • Join a faculty Multimodal Learning Community.
  • Contact: Chris Schedler, Director of Multimodal Learning (