- Logos, Images, Banners
To create aesthetically pleasing pages that have a consistent and clear design, you
may consider adding certain visual elements. You can download SPSU logosto connect the visual identity to the SPSU brand.
It is important to consider web accessibility standards to ensure that every student
in your online course can access the same information. For more information on accessibility,
you can review the Federal Section 508 guidelines.
- Course Template Considerations
Research suggests that successful courses include certain items. While the final decision
rests with you as the designer, we encourage a review of what these tools offer before
any final decisions are made. Consider adding these elements as you develop your online course.
- Best Practices (PDF)
This is an overview of all the best practices mentioned on our website available
for you to print out and review as you develop your course.
- Teaching Styles Inventory (HTML)
A tool designed by the Indiana State University Center for Teaching and Learning
to help faculty reflect on their teaching style.
- The Sloan Consortium (http://sloanconsortium.org/)
A great resource for new research and case studies on the subject of online learning
and educational technology.