Participants not only learn about backward design as a framework for course design, but get to experience it as a student. The program is all This program now has 2 versions for instructors to choose:

  1. Teaching Online Together
    • Over a 5 week period, participants will learn about the principles of backward design complete asynchronous learning activities that are  format that includes the option to attend weekly synchronous debrief sessions. Teaching Online Together program is a course design ts will be able to review the principles of backward design and learn how to apply them in an online setting for any mode of course delivery, be it fully online, hybrid, . Our program includes structured self-reflection grounded by the specific context of your course, and well as an opportunity to review and expand your approach to teaching online. Many of these elements will help you develop flexibility and intention beyond a single course and throughout all of your teaching. 


Teaching Online Together (TOT) is a program designed to provide course instructors with a balance of structured learning, asynchronous work, and peer conversations that will inform a course design for teaching an online course.This program is 


There are now 2 options for taking this program:

  1. TOT 5 week program


The Teaching Online Together program is co-designed and co-facilitated by the Center for Teaching & Assessment of Learning, the UD Library, Museums and Press, and UD Online.