Thinking about how to go about converting your face-to-face course into an online class for the upcoming semester? Don’t know where to start? You’ve come to the right place! This prep guide will help you to take some “bite sized” steps toward transitioning your course online. In addition to resources, there are several opportunities to get more support: including one-on-one conversations with CTL consultants, synchronous workshops, and asynchronous opportunities to engage with your colleagues at Baruch.
We recommend that you start preparing at least 4 weeks prior to the start of the semester, to give yourself plenty of time to rethink everything from learning goals to class activities to assessment to how you will communicate with students. Converting your course to an online environment can be overwhelming and stressful. We get it. We hope that this guide will make it a less stressful process.
Here’s a video introduction of the guide.
Please note that this is a suggested timeline, and an example for your reference. We recommend starting with Week 1, or you may choose whatever topic interests you most: