Course Design

Here you will find resources relating to blended and online course design.



  • Planning your blended learning course unit – This course unit planning resource was released in Summer 2020, in response to the changed nature of teaching delivery dictated by COVID response measures. As such, they are geared principally to designing online learning.
  • Moving to blended learning – Video series produced by the Teaching Academy to guide you in the concepts and requirements of delivering lectures online
  • Synchronous session planning as part of Blended Learning – This resource draws from experience from across the faculty to provide useful information and examples for planning your synchronous course sessions.
  • Planning collaborative activities – This resource addresses why interaction in your online course unit is so important and gives plenty of ideas on how to integrate collaborative elements into your course plan.


  • Short courses on teaching online – one of the best ways of learning how to enhance your online teaching skills is to become an online learner yourself. We recommend these short, self-paced online courses.