Promote a Sense of Community in Your Online CourseA recent article from Faculty Focus explores seven strategies that could be implemented now to promote and increase community in your online course this spring.

Link to article: “7 Strategies to Promote Community in Online Courses”

Harper OSCQR Rubric: Guide for Online Course Design

Here are a few standards, from the Harper adopted course design rubric, that relate directly to the article provided above. When you visit the links below you will find explanations of, ideas for, and resources on these specific standards.

Questions? Contact Phil Mortenson, Distance Learning Manager ( or Jenny Henrikson, Instructional & Distance Education Design Specialist (