Consistency Is Key: Evaluating a Collaborative, Department-Wide Online Course Template

Wednesday, March 28 | 2:30PM–3:15PM ET | Room 551
Session Type: Breakout Session
Delivery Format: Interactive Presentation
How should today's online courses be designed to provide maximum impact and foster optimal engagement for students and faculty? This session will explore research from the Pace University Master of Public Administration program that resulted in a collaboratively developed template that is serving a model for all. We will share our findings as well as practical steps that can be taken by others to achieve the same consistent results for successful online and blended course design.

Outcomes: Understand how and why to build a consistent course template * Analyze and apply the critical elements that need to be addressed when designing a template to drive broad-based improvements in faculty and student course work * Advocate for and facilitate better course design at your institution


  • Victoria Gonzalez

    Graduate Assistant, Pace University
  • Beth Gordon

    Interim VP and CIO, Pace University
  • hillary knepper

    Associate Professor/Chair, Pace University Pleasantville-Briarcliff Campus

Resources & Downloads

  • MPA presentation March 2018

    1 MB, pdf - Updated on 1/27/2024