Learning Resources for Online Instructors

This site was developed to serve as an online repository of information and resources for faculty teaching online courses as well as “hybrid” courses that include both classroom and online instruction.  The resources provide multiple sources of information and examples from various higher education Web sites.

We invite you to explore the available teaching and learning resources in the hopes that a large amount of the information will prove useful for online instructors.  Please contact our instructional technologist, Libby Kachmor, at kachmorl@coastalcarolina.edu for assistance.

ArticlesHelpful LinksTools for the Trade

17 Elements of Good Online Courses
Madden, D. (1999, August 3). 17 Elements of Good Online Courses. Retrieved from http://www2.honolulu.hawaii.edu/facdev/guidebk/online/web-elem.htm

Appyling the Seven Principles for Good Practice to the Online Classroom
Dreon, O. P. (2013, February 25). Applying the Seven Principles for Good Practice to the Online Classroom. Retrieved from Faculty Focus: http://www.facultyfocus.com/articles/online-education/applying-the-seven-principles-for-good-practice-to-the-online-classroom/

Brain-Based Online Learning Design
Kelley, R. (2013, January 24). Brain-Based Online Learning Design. Retrieved from http://www.facultyfocus.com/articles/online-education/brain-based-online-learning-design/

Ideas for Active Online Learning
Kelley, R. (2013, January 29). Ideas for Active Online Learning. Retrieved from http://www.facultyfocus.com/articles/asynchronous-learning-and-trends/ideas-for-active-online-learning/

Managing and Motivating! Distance Learning Group Activities
Millis, B. (n.d.). Managing—and Motivating! Distance Learning Group Activities. Retrieved from http://www.tltgroup.org/BHW/HowTo/Interactivities/ManagingMotivating.htm

Ten Tips and Best Practices for Developing and Teaching Distance Education
Retrieved from http://www.cincinnatistate.edu/online/news/ten-tips-and-best-practices-for-developing-and-teaching-distance-education

The 10 Best Web Tools for Flipped Classrooms
Dunn, Jeff (2013, April 6). The 10 Best Web Tools for Flipped Classrooms. Retrieved from http://edudemic.com/2013/04/web-tools-for-flipped-classrooms/

Timeless Wisdom On-Line
Wood, L. (n.d.). Timeless Wisdom Online. Retrieved from http://oncourseworkshop.com/Interdependence028.htm

Tips for Online Instructors: Managing Files, Feedback, and Workload
Schiffer PhD, E. (2013, February 4). Tips for Online Instructors: Managing Files, Feedback, and Workload. Retrieved from http://www.facultyfocus.com/articles/online-education/tips-for-online-instructors-managing-files-feedback-and-workload/

E-Coaching Tips for Faculty Teaching Online – Designing for Learning

Podcasting – University of Central Florida Faculty Center for Teaching & Learning

Wikis – University of Central Florida Faculty Center for Teaching & Learning

Teaching with Technology – University of Oregon Teaching Effectiveness Program

Audacity® is free, open source, cross-platform software for recording and editing sounds.
http://audacity.sourceforge.net/
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Technology Applications correlated to Bloom’s Taxonomy created by the University of Southern Indiana. The large green words are the levels of Bloom’s taxonomy–from lowest order (base of pyramid) to higher order (top of pyramid) thinking skills. The cool thing is that all the logos are linked to each tool’s website.
http://faculty.indstate.edu/spenney/bdt.htm
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Diigo – Collect and organize anything! Web Highlighter and Sticky Notes, Online Bookmarking, group based collaborative research and more…
https://www.diigo.com/
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Glogster is a unique social network based on the creation and sharing of Glogs – interactive posters loaded with text, graphics, music, videos, and more.
http://www.glogster.com/
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Oovoo – Video chat for FREE with up to 12 participants.
http://www.oovoo.com
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Prezi is a FREE animated presentation tool that helps you organize and share your ideas.http://www.prezi.com prezi-logo
Skype’s text, voice and video make it simple to share experiences with the people that matter to you, wherever they are.
http://www.skype.com/
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A Voki is a talking voice character, a computer-generated version of oneself. The more generic term for a Voki is a speaking avatar, a digital representation of a person or being. Teachers and educators are discovering some of the unique roles these speaking avatars can play in education particularly in the online classroom.
http://www.squidoo.com/voki
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