Remote Online Teaching Resources: Fall 2020

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More than three-quarters, 77 percent, of those who have taught online courses say the experience helped them develop pedagogical skills and practices that improved their teaching. Three-quarters of those instructors said they think more critically about ways to engage students with content, and at least three in five said they make better use of multimedia content (65 percent), are more likely to experiment and make changes to try to improve the learning experience (63 percent), and make better use of their institution’s learning management system (61 percent).

Inside Higher Ed’s 2019 Survey of Faculty Attitudes on Technology Survey  |  National Experience with Online Teaching
  • Build Build your Blackboard Site, Establish a Transparent Course Plan, and Reflect on Inclusive Teaching Strategies

  • Connect Establish a Student Engagement and Communication Plan Responsive to the Remote Learning Environment and Covid 19

  • Design Design a Learning Objectives and Assessment Strategy Adequate for the Remote Learning Environment

  • Anticipate Anticipate problems before they happen. Make contingency plans for when the physical environment, technology glitches, or health issues prevent you or your students from engaging in online learning.

Campus Resources

Be Kind to Yourself!

LAS Online Faculty Resources

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Best Practices: Course Planning and Design
Remote teaching benefits from planning ahead, practicing transparency, and integrating inclusive teaching strategies.
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Best Practices: Communication and Student Engagement
The top-rated strategy for success in remote teaching is effective and engaging communication with your students.
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Best Practices: Learning Objectives and Assessments
Transparency in how the learning objectives for the course are linked to course assessments (papers, quizzes, projects, tests) is key to student success.
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Useful Tips for Success
The key is to be flexible and keep an open and compassionate channel of communication with your students.

ADDITIONAL SOURCES: Best Practices & Instructional Guides

Learning Objectives, Assessment Strategies, and Rubrics

Student Engagement