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The Check – Guide to Online Course Design

TheCheckLockupColor2The Check is a guide to help new or experienced CEHD instructors create instructionally effective and user-friendly courses (including online, hybrid, and face-to-face). The Check is a list of recommended practices that can be used to review your syllabus and Canvas course site. Use The Check when you are:

  • Developing a new course: To help you start off with a strong foundation.
  • Evaluating an existing course: To identify the recommendations you have already implemented and the areas that need improvement.

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If at any point you’d like assistance or have questions about any aspects of The Check, reach out to our team at


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