Friday, May 20, 2011

TEN Resources for Online Design and Instruction

It’s all about access and resources. The nice thing in today’s technology paradigm is that the web overflows with rich resources –literally at our fingertips. Many universities have elaborate resources on their web sites centered around teaching excellence. Below, I have included my ten favorite links to resources.

1. ELearning Heroes – Forums and Resources

2. ELearning Curve – Blog

3. Illinois Online Network (ION)  - ION has numerous resources about online instructional strategies. Some of the topics include:

How to develop Online Ice Breakers

How to communicate with your students - Feedback loops

What Makes a Successful Online Student

What Makes a Successful Online Facilitator

Alternative to text-based lectures

4. Merlot Pedagogy PortalThe MERLOT Pedagogy Portal is designed to help instructors learn about the variety of instructional strategies to build their pedagogical approaches.

5.Penn. State University World Campus - 

COTS Competencies for Online Teaching

YouTube Channel


Instructional Strategies


Best Practices

6. San Francisco State University (SFSU) Center for Teaching and Faculty Development

Best Practices in Teaching

Universal Design for learning

7. Teaching in a Recession – Free Technologies

8. Universal Design

9. University of Maryland University College – Virtual Resources

10. Wisconsin Online

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