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ADL 117 Designing and Facilitating for the Synchronous Online Classroom

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Course Description

Learn how to design and facilitate live online learning events such as online classes and virtual meetings. Examine synchronous learning tools and their use in creating interactive and collaborative experiences for learners in a virtual classroom. Develop skills and strategies that will help you improve your success and confidence as a facilitator of live online events.This practical course will be delivered fully online in weekly synchronous (live) sessions via Adobe Connect with supporting resources in the asynchronous environment (Desire2Learn). As the final course project, you will create and deliver a synchronous event utilizing the tools and techniques mastered in the course.


Students should expect to spend five to seven hours on coursework each week. 


BMC 352 Learning Online and background in teaching/training. 

ADL 136 Teaching Online or ADL 122 Facilitating Adult Learning recommended.   

Applies Towards the Following Certificate(s)


  ADL 117 - 001 Designing and Facilitating for the Synchronous Online Classroom  
  Winter 2017   Status:  Available
Online:   21 Feb 2017 to 17 Apr 2017
Hours: 30.00
Course Fees:   Flat Fee non-credit    525.00
Potential Price Adjustments:
Delivery Options:  Online
Instructor(s): Nadine Gilfillan
  Section Notes:  

It is not possible to register online for this course until you have successfully completed BMC 352 Learning Online or have a Learning Online Prerequisite Waiver in your profile. You may enrol in this course, by telephone, if you are enrolled in a section of BMC 352 that will be completed before this course begins.

This course will be delivered using Desire2Learn (D2L).

Unless notified, all online courses are available at 9 am on the start date. 

A $25 fee applies for course withdrawals and transfers


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