The following is a collection of annotated links to online resources organized by topics related teaching and learning with an emphasis on online learning and use of instructional technologies.
|Teaching Online||General Teaching & Learning Topics|
|Strategies for Using Technologies|
Synchronous Discussion in Online Courses: A Pedagogical Strategy for Taming the Chat Beast
Craig W. Smith, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
Tips for having successful live chats by using "chatiquette."
Strategies for Using Chat as a Communication Tool
Illinois Online Network
Netiquette: Make it Part of Your Syllabus
Mintu-Wimsat, A; Kernek, C; Lozada, H.R.
Principles of Online Design
A very clear and easy to follow guide and checklist for the design of online courses.
A short tutorial with resources for designing and teaching an online course.
Developing Course Objectives
Illinois Online Network
Objectives describe what learners will be able to do at the end of instruction,
and they provide clear reasons for teaching.
Learn how to write effective objectives with this brief tutorial.
Crash Course in Learning Theory
Clearly and concisely describes 21 teaching strategies gleaned from cognitive science, learning theory,
neuroscience, psychology, and entertainment (including game design).
Collaborative Learning Environments Sourcebook
This online book is a resource for academics and students who want to develop
collaborative learning environments or communities of practice in which people
work together to create new knowledge while learning new skills.
Team-based Learning Homepage
What are they? How to get started? Video demos and more. It's all here.
Tips from Instructors Regarding Electronic Class Discussions
Practical advice from Ohio State for those who will use electronic class discussion in the future.
Blended Learning Toolkit
University of Central Florida
The Blended Learning Toolkit is a free, open repository of information, resources, models, and research related to blended learning
Hybrid Course Website
University of Wisconsin Milwaukee
Excellent site that provides a variety of resources on hybrid courses.
The Hybrid Online Model: Good Practice (pdf)
A hybrid approach to online learning offers important lessons for institutions entering the online arena.
Online Course Best Practices Checklist (pdf)
Palomar College - Academic Technology Committee
Validation of Preparedness to Teach Online.
Rubric for Online Instruction
A simple and useful tool for designng and evaluating an online courses developed by the Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching at California State University, Chico.