Resources 

This page provides quick access to all the valuable resources found in the “Where to Find Resources?” section of the Quick-Start pages.

 

About Online Courses


The Online Environment:

 
For more information about the increase and quality of online education and a table showing benefits of online education for administrators, instructors and students, visit “The Online Environment” Information to Consider section.

 

Transitioning to the Online Environment:

 
For more information on creating an effective online learning experience, visit the “Transitioning to the Online Environment” Information to Consider section.

 

Online Instructor Roles:

 
To further explore the four roles of an online instructor, visit the “Online Instructor Roles” Information to Consider section.

 

Technologies to Consider:

Access a dynamic list of commonly used tools provided in Diigo.

For more information on strategically selecting technologies with a listing of technologies with examples, visit the “Technology to Consider” Information to Consider section.

 

Designing Online Courses

 
Course Planning:

 
For more information on planning a quality online course, visit the “Course Planning” How to Put Into Practice? section.

 

Learning Objectives & Alignment:

 
For more information on writing measurable learning objectives, visit the “Learning Objectives and Alignment” How to Put Into Practice? section.

 

Assessment & Measurement:

 
To explore assessment strategies and view examples of diagnostic, formative, and summative assessments, visit the “Assessment and Measurement” How to Put Into Practice? section.

 

Instructional Materials:

 
For more information about instructional materials commonly used in online courses, visit the “Instructional Materials” How to Put Into Practice? section.
 

Course Activities & Learner Interaction:

 
For more information on the types of interaction and activity frameworks used in online courses, visit the “Course Activities and Learner Interaction” How to Put Into Practice? section.

 

Teaching Online Courses

 
Supporting eLearners:

 
For more information on how to support online learners and to review the seven principles of how students learn, visit the “Supporting eLearners” How to Put Into Practice? section.

 

Communication & Participation:

 
For more information on how to increase participation, manage groups, and explore the various types of communication in an online course, visit the “Communication and Participation” How to Put Into Practice? section.

 

Online Discussions:

 
For useful tips and information on how to use different types of online discussions, visit the “Online Discussions” How to Put Into Practice? section.

 

Course Management Strategies:

 
For more information on managing time and establishing student policies, visit the “Course Management Stategies” How to Put Into Practice? section.