Last revised: 10/13/2020 by dtm.
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.
Last revised: 02/19/2019 by tjs.
This article describes research-based recommendations for designing and developing assessments in online courses.
Last revised: 6/11/2020 by dtm
What does an instructor need to succeed with an online or hybrid/blended course? The UConn Competencies for Online and Hybrid/Blended Instruction provides twenty-seven competencies to inform and self-assess against.