USIU-Africa Online Facilitates online course development sessions during the Media and Communications Department retreat

By Ernest Andugo

USIU-Africa Online is mandated to coordinate activities for the development of online learning at the University. Among the activities that the Department undertakes is facilitating the design, preparation and review of course materials for use in online learning in collaboration with the subject matter experts.

Between November 23 and 25, 2022, USIU-Africa Online was privileged to join the Media and Communications Department from the School of Communication, Cinematic and Creative Arts in their working retreat at the Nokras Hotel in Sagana. During the three-day retreat, the USIU-Africa Online team, took the participants through Online Course Design and Development Workflow; Quality Matters Standards and Best Practice for Online Course Design; EdTech Tools and Resources for Online Learner Engagement and Collaboration; Instructor Presence in Online Courses.

This workshop will help faculty to successfully develop courses that will improve the student’s learning experience tailor-made to achieve learning outcomes in the online environment.

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