Added: 05/23/2010 ALPS, Active Learning Practice for Schools, is an electronic community dedicated to the improvement and advancement of educational instruction and practice. Our mission is to create an on-line collaborative environment between teachers and administrators from around the world with educational researchers, professors, and curriculum designers at Harvard's Graduate School of Education and Project Zero.
Added: 05/23/2010 The SALG website is a free course-evaluation tool that allows college-level instructors to gather learning-focused feedback from students.
Anyone may register and use the site.
Once registered on the SALG site, you can:
1. Create and use a SALG survey to measure students' learning gains in your course and their progress toward your course's learning goals.
2. Create and use an optional baseline survey to discover students' starting point relative to course goals.
Added: 05/23/2010 An online version of a face-to-face Course Design Tutorial, that guides faculty independently through the same practical and intellectually interesting processes related to setting course goals, designing the course and following through. For faculty developers who would like to do a workshop using this resource, there are additional links
Added: 05/23/2010 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 teach at The World Campus at Penn State University. Module Authors: