A collection of web pages and resources to design and develop courses – resources focused on fully online or blended/ flexible learning design will be highlighted as found.


BC Institute of Technology

Learning and Teaching Centre

Note: focused pro-d small group approach – Lesson Study
Lesson Study is a facilitated peer-group approach to improving your lesson preparation, delivery and practice with the goal of becoming a more effective instructor.

Simon Fraser University

Teaching and Learning Centre: Resources and Tools

  • Course Planning
    Videos of key scholars and practitioners in student learning, learning design and pedagogical innovation in higher education

University of BC

UBC Wiki

Designing for a Quality Online Course (PDPIE)

Learning Design


CANADA – Alberta

University of Calgary – Taylor Institute for Teaching and Learning

** no visible access to their support for online teaching resources or TOP program – they use D2L – now apparently a 6 week Teaching Online Program (TOP)


CANADA – Ontario

University of Guelph

The Office of the Provost

Course Design and Development Resources



ASCD – Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development

Carleton College
The Science Education Resource Center

Teach the Earth – Course Design

Carnegie Mellon University
Eberly Center – Teaching Excellence and Educational Innovation

Design & Teach a Course

National Association of Geoscience Teachers
On the Cutting Edge (a professional development program for geoscience faculty)
Note: cc-licensed with some exceptions

University of Washington
Center for Teaching and Learning