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: 11/14/2014 by EHS.
(Adapted from “Best Practices and Expectations for Online Teaching” at Penn State.)
Teaching in an online environment is different from teaching in a face-to-face classroom. Let’s look at some best practices and expectations for your online teaching at UConn. Continue reading