Center for New Initiatives and Research(CNIR)
The purpose of this workshop is to introduce instructors to the Online Modality of Teaching
with focus on Backward Design and building Equitable Assessments keeping students in the
center of teaching.
• Instructors will be able to articulate a plan for at least one week of their course’s online
core (communication, content, and assessments).
• Instructors will be able to fill in the cohort element of their plan for their online core by
the end of the week and have a module which demonstrates how the online core will
WHAT TO EXPECT:
By the end of this workshop, you should have a plan for building an online core for your class,
you should also have one-week module built out that exemplifies how your core will help all
students achieve full course citizenship.