Teaching fully-online courses can be a daunting task, especially for instructors new to the forum. The resources on this page are meant to provide guidance and support during your online teaching experience.
- Creating Online Courses at Vermont Tech: Best Practices – this manual covers the basics of teaching online at Vermont Tech. (Click the image to read: to turn each page, pull at the corners of the page with your mouse.)
- Creating Online Courses at Vermont Tech: Style Guide – this manual shows you how to organize, design and layout your Moodle course for a consistent Vermont Tech online experience. (Click the image to read: to turn each page, pull at the corners of the page with your mouse.)
- Quality Matters Rubric for Course Assessment – covering eight facets of an effective online course, this rubric will help you build and assess your online classroom. Click the image below to view the pdf file.
- 8 Considerations for Online Text: This article discusses the importance of online text presentation and offers strategies for effective design. Read Here
- 6 Ways To Be a Better Online Teacher: Great tips for teaching in the online forum. Read Here
- Motivate and Engage Online Learners All Semester Long: This article provides tips for keeping students active in your online course for the long run. Read Here
- Copyright and Fair Use: A great edublog post that covers the ins and outs of copyright and fair use issues when using online content. Thanks to Rachel Repstad for finding this: Read Here
- Hartness Library: Resources for Online Faculty
- Accessibility: Great resources full of documents and tutorials for making your courses Accessible:
- The following video from Educause provides 8 tips for online instruction: