Fall Course Launch Timeline

We will be building out this timeline and linking to resources as the summer progresses. If you have any questions about this timeline contact faculty-commons@udel.edu. 

June 23, 2020

Review or update course learning outcomes




July 7, 2020

Select content that aligns with learning outcomes and assessments




July 21, 2020

  • Decide whether you would like to use a Canvas template
  • Access Canvas course shell and configure general settings (e.g., visible tools)
  • Copy content from previous online version of course (if available and using)
  • Map out the content of your course and chunk it
  • Decide on exam proctoring needs




August 4, 2020

  • Faculty Exam Information Deadline
  • Draft or Update syllabus
  • Build module content
  • Add assignments to Canvas course
  • Create discussions in Canvas
  • Upload or create any video content in Kaltura / the new UD Capture




August 18, 2020

  • Check accessibility (including CC and transcriptions)
  • Check for consistency of text styles for readability




September 1, 2020

  • Post a welcome announcement and send a welcome email
  • Classes start









































































































June 30, 2020

Design course assessments aligned to learning outcomes




July 14, 2020

Decide on appropriate module structure for your course (e.g., weeks)





July 28, 2020

  • Create or update rubrics
  • Plan use of Zoom for any synchronous sessions










August 11, 2020

  • Decide on schedule or prerequisites for publishing module content
  • Write planned announcements and schedule dates to be sent
  • Create a home page
  • Add or link getting started content
  • Add Syllabus to Canvas




August 25, 2020

  • Complete configuration of exams and quizzes in Canvas
  • Check links
  • Create a “welcome” discussion for introductions
  • Create a video introduction




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