Basic Course Development


This course will explore the various facets of course development.



This course will explore the various facets of course development. Starting with determining objectives and obtaining resources, through the evaluation process, in this course we will explore the basics of course development and how to achieve success in the process.

The goal of this course is to help develop a better understanding of the topic and produce tangible resources to help implement plans, strategies, and ideas at your school. In addition to lecture videos, possible resource links, and assessments, you will be able to utilize the Journal and Learning Activities. Take advantage of a method that best works for you. For example, these assignments can be completed in print form on legal pad, in a spiral bound notebook, or in an actual journal. You may also complete the Journal and Learning Activities in digital form, with a word processor of your choice, as a way to have useful materials to use after successful completion of the class.

Course Hours: 4


After completion of the course, learners will be able to:

  • Determine the need for a course development or redevelopment
  • Examine and apply various course components to satisfy the development needs
  • Develop assessment tools to confirm the course satisfies the initial goals for development


  • You must complete a course section to unlock the next section
  • You have unlimited attempts at the assessments
  • A 70% or higher is required on each assessment
  • You must complete the Course Completion Confirmation to receive your certificate.