Author: Eileen Stuyniski

Deciding on Your Instructional Materials

Last revised: 6/14/2022 by ess

Overview:

This article provides instructional material alternatives, with examples, for use in online, hybrid, and face-to-face courses.  Three options will be considered. Should you “make”, “buy” or look for “free” materials that support your learning objectives?

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Alternatives for Online Discussions

Last revised: 10/13/2020 by dtm.

Overview

When designing an online course, it is important to encourage students to connect with peers to discuss content and concepts.  According to the Quality Matters Standards for Online and Blended Courses, learning activities must provide opportunities for interaction that support active learning. (QM 5.2).  This article will review some alternatives to traditional text-based asynchronous discussion forums in online courses.

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Finding and Using Free Learning Materials

Last revised: 02/05/2018 by dsm.  

Overview:

This article discusses FREE Open Educational Resources (OERs), why they are important, and how faculty can find and use OERs in their online and face to face classrooms.

 

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