Monday, March 27 | 1:00PM–2:00PM | Online

ELI Webinar | Designing Effective Online Courses: Proven Organizational Structures and Models

Today we have ample research that can inform effective online course designs. In this webinar, Quality Matters master reviewers and online course design experts will share with you what they’ve learned from hundreds of online course reviews about what promotes students engagement, learning, and ultimately success. We’ll also review organizational structures and processes that support effective course design and help organizations demonstrate quality assurance to accreditation bodies.


  1. Identify reasons why online course designs impact student success.

  2. Identify the key components of effective online course design.

  3. Describe the various organizational structures and processes that support online learning quality assurance.


  • Deb Adair

    Chief Executive Officer, Quality Matters
  • Lisa Clark

  • Veronica Diaz

    Senior Director, Professional Learning and Develop, EDUCAUSE
  • Jean Mandernach

    Executive Director, Center for Innovation in Research and Teaching, Grand Canyon University
  • Elizabeth McMahon

    Faculty, Northland Community and Technical College-East Grand Forks

Resources & Downloads

  • Event Slides

    3 MB, pdf - Updated on 1/22/2024
  • Recording

    281 bytes, html - Updated on 7/20/2024
  • Webinar Transcript

    94 KB, doc - Updated on 1/22/2024


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