Achieving the BOLD learning and teaching practices

The BOLD Learning and Teaching Practices provide clear guidelines to support teaching practices for different delivery/study modes, opportunities for self-assessment and reflection on current teaching practices, and opportunities for collaborative discussion with peers and learning designers to enhance online teaching practices. The minimum course expectations for designing a quality learning journey to support student success are outlined in Focus Area 03. View the BOLD Learning and Teaching Practices.

Focus Area 03 | Learning activities

3.1 Learning activities clearly align with the course learning outcomes/standards.

3.2 The distinction between learning activities taking place in-class and online is clearly stated.

3.3 The distinction between required and optional online learning activities is clearly stated.

3.4 Learning activities promote learner collaboration and interactivity

(ie: peer-peer, learner-teacher, teacher-learner, learner-content)

3.5 Instructions for learner collaboration and interaction to complete learning activities is clearly stated.

3.6 Leaners are provided with opportunities to learn collaboratively and/or independently.

3.7 The time required to complete each section/topic/module is clearly stated.

3.8 Leaners are provided with opportunities to consolidate (digest, reflect, review) their learning at the end of

each topic/module and the course.