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Faculty Online Teaching Resources April 21, 2020

by Laurie Blandino on 2020-04-21T13:55:00-05:00 | Comments


Webinar: Addressing Racial Bias and Microaggressions in Online Environments

This webinar will focus on strategies that educators can use to address issues of bias and microaggressions in order to meet the needs of historically underrepresented and underserved students in the online environment. April 28th at 12:00 PM Central.


Webinar: Resilient Digital Materials for Teaching and Learning: Copyright and Open Education Strategies Webinar Series

Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property at American University Washington College of Law and Creative Commons USA are hosting a webinar series divided into two tracks: one for K-12 and another for higher ed. Upcoming are: April 24: Finding teaching materials for Fall 2020 and beyond: evaluating resilient digital teaching and learning materials from open and commercial sources for college and university teaching. May 1: Creating teaching materials for Fall 2020 and beyond: authoring and adapting Open Educational Resources for colleges and universities. Register here.


Recording: Equity-Minded Student Services in the Online Environment 

This webinar focused on providing equity-minded student services to community college students in the online environment.


Recording: Employing Equity-Minded and Culturally Affirming Teaching Practices in Virtual Learning

This webinar presented salient trends and issues that complicate the experiences of diverse learners in online courses and proposed equity-minded teaching and learning strategies for faculty teaching online courses.


Recording: Welcoming Students to Your Online Environment

Learn practices to effectively welcome students to your online course in ways that support them and let them know that you are committed to their continued success, including the usage of specific methods like video, Q&A and social forums, as well as effective online communication techniques.


Recording: Organizing Your Online Course

Students can become confused, frustrated, or disengaged if they find it challenging to simply navigate a course learning environment. Learn how to organize your course from the students’ point of view—using tools like creating a module roadmap, creating a predictable rhythm, and more.


Recording: Managing Your Online Presence

One of the most important aspects—if not the most important aspect—of any student’s learning is you, the instructor. Learn how to more effectively be involved in discussions, respond to questions, provide feedback and encouragement, so students feel more supported and engaged in your course.


Recording: Planning and Facilitating Quality Discussions

Learn techniques to help students get the most out of online discussions, including how to provide rubrics, create reflection activities, provide strategic feedback and more.


Recording: Recording Effective Microlectures

Microlectures are short (6 minutes or less), instructor-produced videos that are designed using a structured format to provide effective explanations of a single key concept or specific skill set. Learn how to use this format to help maintain student attention and allow students to reengage with the content when and if needed.


Recording: Engaging Students in Readings and Microlectures

There are a variety of ways to keep students engaged in the content and help them focus their attention on what is most important. Learn how to use a variety of practices to assess how well they are learning and making key connections, such as using guiding questions, preparing online discussion forums, developing skeletal outlines and more.


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