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Teaching Essentials Resources

The following are some handy resources related to online course development and teaching The How, Why, and When of Posting Resources in the Online Classroom– article by Errol Craig Sull via Faculty Focus The Online Educator’s Complete Guide to Grading Assignments, Part 1 – article by Errol Craig Sull via Faculty Focus The Online Educator’s Complete Guide to […]

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Preparing to Teach Online (PTTO) Online Course

Preparing to Teach Online (PTTO) is an online training course required for faculty at UNTHSC who wish to teach online or who wish to refresh their online teaching skills. This fully online course prepares you for teaching in the online format. The course takes approximately 20 hours to complete. The course is facilitated but is […]

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Podcast: Problem-Based Learning at UC Berkeley Medical School

Through a progressive disclosure of information, role-playing, simulations and instant availability of information students at UC Berkeley–UCSF Joint Medical Program teach each other the foundations of medical sciences. One method used is Problem Based Learning that includes a variety of technologies for collaboration. Find out more: Problem based learning. Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine […]

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Best Practices for Online Instruction

by Kona Jones and Liz Jackson from Online Learning, Richland Community College. There are many different theories for online instruction, but overall the research literature suggests specific “best practices” that increase student engagement and retention in online courses. The student-centered design of Canvas provides an excellent place to seamlessly integrate some of the the following […]

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SPH Online Faculty Teaching Retreat Share Your Success

School of Public Health Online Faculty Teaching Retreat Friday, August 6, 2016, 8 AM – 3 PM, LIB 410 The annual SPH Online Teaching Retreat will provide you with an opportunity to: engage in highly interactive, facilitated discussions with peers and online experts in order to stimulate a cross-fertilization of ideas to improve your own […]