Guide for Preparing your Course for Remote or Online Learning

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This guide provides a systematic approach to assist instructors in preparing their courses for remote or online instruction and is designed to support the use of the Brightspace Course Site Setup Kit. It takes into consideration that some instructors may be starting from scratch, while others may have existing content to build upon. For those starting from scratch, we recommend that you use the setup kit, as it provides a simple editable structure to get you started.

The guide is divided in two parts:

The guide is informed by Memorial’s Quality Guidelines for Course Design, Quality Matters Emergency Remote Instruction Checklist: Higher Education, Universal Design for Learning (UDL) and the works of John Biggs, L. D. Fink and Grant Wiggins & Jay McTighe.


Resource created by Pam P., Lisa St.C, Cathy W., & Nancy B.