foundation for my course has been created and
is clear and workable.. What I need to do is now fill in the gaps.
I am not converting an on-ground
course to online. Rather, I am creating a completely new course
that fulfills and exceeds the requirements of my school district.
I have spend considerable time
conceiving and creating a custom course management system. I am using my
web site to hold the course. Some of the major factors I am striving to
achieve in my course are, that it should be graphically appealing to
high school students and it should be thrifty in the use of words
and General Course Items
Develop the CMS - I am using my website
good discussion boards
Password protect the site
surveys and forms for data input
lessons incorporating multi-modal styles for presenting information
exactly what I want the outcomes of:
this course to be
Utilizing the CMS
Develop strategies for communicating with my students
Develop strategies for promoting and guiding the learning process
on refining wording to maximize communication
Develop a color scheme that promotes communication
translate my own verbal, F2f style for interacting with students into
an approach I can use to communicate over the web.
for change and development
systems for student input and teacher observations in order to develop
and improve the course.
additional input from individuals: high school students, faculty,