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Online Resources for Faculty Development

by Peter Shapiro
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This collection of resources could be of great assistance for faculty teaching online or learning how to improve their teaching or online course design.

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Problem-based Learning Clearinghouse

Added 09/22/2008
The Problem-Based Learning Clearinghouse is a repository of materials for instructors interested in using problem-based learning in their courses. It includes a collection of problems and articles to assist educators in using problem-based learning.

Successful Online Teaching Using An Asynchronous Learner Discussion Forum

Added 09/22/2008
Over 3000 course evaluations of 154 online courses were researched to generate tips for successful teaching.

Teaching with Technology

Added 09/22/2008
Professors discuss five topics related to teaching with technology. Three of the five podcasts relate to MERLOT: an introduction to MERLOT and the learning resources (objects); how to create a RSS feed to view new and peer reviewed learning resources in MERLOT; and how to access the teaching with technology resources in MERLOT. There is also discussion on how to integrate role playing assignments into online and face-to-face course instruction.

Interactive Lectures

Added 09/22/2008
This resource goes through various ways of creating more interactive lectures.
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