Western Washington University has done an amazing job putting together resources for our online course delivery. Though I’ve been teaching online for about a decade, several of these tools were new to me and certainly useful.
Resources for Teaching and Learning Online
- Outreach and Continuing Education Support
Outreach and Continuing Education offers support throughout the development and design process, this can come in a variety of forms, including individual or group consultations, general support, etc.
- WesternOnline Resources/How-To Guides: See our list of ever-growing how-to guides… both videos and text/pdf.
- CIIA ResourcesThe CIIA offers a variety of resources related to online teaching and learning:
- ATUS Resources
Screencast-O-Matic is a lecture capture tool, great for creating voice-over-screen presentations (website navigation, assignment review, presentation narration, etc.).
- Keep Teaching Resources During Online Delivery
Includes upcoming webinars/professional development sessions
- Video Services
- Canvas Resources
- Library Resources
The library offers a variety of resources and materials for faculty looking at developing online offerings:
- Streaming Video
- Library Guide for Blended/Online Teaching
Western’s Library offers a variety of eBooks, which can be used as both resources and as textbooks for courses.
Specific eBooks that may be helpful for developing and delivering online courses include:
- A Guide for Online Course Design
- Best Practices for Teaching with Emerging Technologies
- Conquering the Content: A Blueprint for Online Course Design and Development
- Engaging the Online Learner: Activities and Resources for Creative Instruction
- Essentials of Online Course Design
- Motivating and Retaining Online Students: Research-Based Strategies That Work
- Technology Toolbelt for Teaching
- The Online Teaching Survival Guide
For additional resources and upcoming webinars (maybe only for WWU faculty?), please visit the ATUS/CIIA’s Keep Teaching page.