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Ed Zlotkowski and Renee Shaffer

Steps for Online Course Design and Development

Renee Shaffer
Instructional Designer, University of South Carolina
April 16, 2009


Be a part of this demonstration and discussion about appropriate steps for effective online course development. Learn the basic principles for online course design and development and be introduced to an online course to help you learn more. Bring your ideas.

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About the Presenter

With over 20 years of experience in higher education administration at USC, Renee Shaffer has worked for the past seventeen years in the designing, teaching and managing of various types of e-learning courses and programs. As the University Technology Services’s (TTS) instructional designer, she assists faculty statewide with the design, development, implementation and evaluation of online courses, the use of innovative technology in the classroom, as well as improving student engagement in education. Her university teaching experience includes University 101 and leading training sessions in Blackboard as well as other technology-based teaching and learning tools for USC faculty, staff, and graduate students.

This session is sponsored by the Center for Teaching Excellence. For more information, please visit, e-mail or call 803-777-8322.

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