Online Course Proposals

Oregon State Ecampus offers funding and a high level of support for the development of new online courses and for the redevelopment of existing online courses.

Key information:

  • Please submit course development proposals by the deadlines below.
  • Online course development or redevelopment occur over a two-term timeline and includes participation in a funded course development or redevelopment workshop.
    • Funding transfers are from department to department; Ecampus does not hire or pay faculty directly.
  • Courses must be developed and taught in Canvas, OSU’s learning management system.
  • Courses are designed and developed collaboratively. Faculty partner with Ecampus instructional designers, training professionals and multimedia developers to create well-designed, effective learning experiences for students.
  • Ecampus recommends the redevelopment of online courses approximately every three years.

Deadlines for course development proposals: 

Term of delivery

Proposal deadline

Anticipated course development terms

Spring 2021

August 7, 2020

Fall 2020 and Winter 2021

Summer 2021

November 20, 2020

Winter 2021 and Spring 2021

Fall 2021

February 12, 2021

Spring 2021 and Summer 2021

Winter 2022

May 7, 2021

Summer 2021 and Fall 2021

Spring 2022

August 6, 2021

Fall 2021 and Winter 2022

 Please note: Faculty and departments will be notified of acceptance of their proposal(s) two weeks following the proposal deadline. 

Note As of Fall 2020, we have implemented a new course proposal form. If you experience any difficulties as you submit, please contact and let us know that you've attempted a submission that had an error.

Please contact:
Karen Watte
Director, Course Development & Training, Ecampus