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Best Practices in Online Teaching


Best Practices in Online Teaching

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This course provides practical strategies and pedagogical advice for instructors teaching in an online environment. The course includes advice about: preparing to teach in an online environment, managing the teaching of a course, and addressing larger issues surrounding online teaching (e.g. workload, intellectual property, etc.) The course includes interviews from a number of teachers who have taught in an online environment. This course is based on a training session offered to faculty who... More
Material Type: Learning
Technical Format: HTML/Text
Date Added to MERLOT: August 28, 2007
Date Modified in MERLOT: April 22, 2014
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Submitter: Cecelia Merkel



Primary Audience: College General Ed, Graduate School, Professional
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Technical Requirements: Internet Connection (can print out some materials); Modern Browser; Audio Capabilities (some modules contain mp3 files)
Language: English
Cost Involved: no
Source Code Available: no
Accessiblity Information Available: unsure
Creative Commons: Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 United States


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Avatar for Jane Moore
2 years ago

Jane Moore (Faculty)

This is an excellent course to use for faculty development and discussion about teaching online.  It can be used in a course management system at your institution.  I used this with some of my colleagues and it engendered great discussion.

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