Course Design ForTE!

Course design and research-based teaching and learning For Theological Educators.

Helping instructors create learning experiences that prepare students for 21st century ministries.


The theories, methods, and models presented in this program apply to traditional, hybrid, and online course design. Each day includes presentations, models of learning activities, and demonstrations in in-person and digital settings. Participants will apply the concepts to a course they are designing or redesigning. By the end of the four days, participants will have completed a significant percentage of a course syllabus. 

Stacy offered this workshop at Virginia Theological Seminary in Alexandria, Va in a three-day format in August 2014 and a four-day format in August 2015. More information about this workshop is available on this Course Design ForTE! 2015 Description or by contacting Stacy at

Access to the pages content from the training is limited to participants and available for one year after they complete the workshop.


The Rev. Stacy Williams-Duncan is an Episcopal Priest with over 15 years experience in parishes and school chaplaincy. She is currently in her final year of an Ed.D. in Curriculum and Instruction at Curry School of Education, University of Virginia. Her research interests include faculty development advancing research-based practices of teaching and learning, effective use of educational technology in traditional and distance courses, and applying integrated design principles at the course, program, and institutional level. During her time at UVa, Stacy worked as a Graduate Student Associate at the Center for Teaching Excellence. Course Design ForTE! was adapted from the design of their award winning Course Design Institute