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Design for Online Learning Toolkit

Arizona State University is committed to supporting faculty and students in the transition to online teaching and learning in response to the coronavirus crisis. The ASU instructional design community has created this set of vetted resources as an essential toolkit for quality online course development and delivery. The goal is to provide curated resources, actionable steps, and an overall strategy to the rapid development of online course materials, activities, and assessments.

Toolkit topics


Learning design

An overview of learning design to support your online course development.

Learning objectives

What makes a “good” learning objective? Here’s how to write them and why they are so important as you develop your online course.

Online assessments

Explore assessment options and establish a strategy for online assessments.


Digital course materials

Approaches to enhance your course materials for online delivery including video and other media creation.


Course communications

An overview of communication from instructor presence to providing effective feedback and establishing your communication policy.

Online labs

Bring immersive lab experiences to the online learning environment using digital tools.