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Designing and Teaching Online Courses: Teaching Techniques

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Center for Applied Special Technology (CAST)
Lots of tips on online instruction for students with disabilities. Discusses teaching tools and strategies.

Online Teaching Techniques

Beaudoin, Michael, et al. Online Learner Competencies: Knowledge, skills, and Attitudes for Successful Learning in Online and Blended Settings. LB1028.5 B398 2013.

Boettcher, Judith V., and Rita-Marie Conrad. The Online Teaching Survival Guide: Simple and Practical Pedagogical Tips. LB1044.87 B63 2010.

Brookfield, Stephen. Discussion as a Way of Teaching: Tools and Techniques for Democratic Classrooms. 2d ed. LB2331 B679 2005.How to plan, conduct, and assess group discussions.

Brosche, Theresa A. Middleton, and Michelle Feavel. Successful Online Learning: Managing the Online Learning Environment Efficiently and Effectively. LB2328.15 U6 S83 2011.

Cantu, D. Antonio, and Wilson J. Warren. Teaching History in the Digital Classroom. D16.117 C36 2003.

Carnes, Barbara. Making eLearning Stick: Techniques for Easy and Effective Transfer of Technology-Supported Training. 2012.

Clarke, Lane W., and susan Watts-Taffe. Educating Literacy Teachers Online: Tools, Trechniques, and Transformations. LB1576 C5625 2014.

Cooperman, Larry. The Art of Teaching Online: How to Start and How to Succeed as an Online Instructor. 2018.

Cornelius, Sarah, et al. Live Online Learning: Strategies for the Web Conferencing Classroom. LB1044.9 V53 C67 2014.

Daggagh, N. "Scaffolding: An Important Teacher Competency in Online Teaching." TechTrends 47(2):39-44, 2003.

Finkelstein, Jonathan. Learning in Real Time: Teaching and Learning Online. LB2018.5 F516 2006. How to improve online course interaction by using synchronous learning tools.

Horton, William K. E-Learning by Design. 2d. ed. 2012. Deisgning for e-learning, with suggestions for ativites, tests, learning technology, and more. On Order.

Lehman, Rosemary M. Creating a Sense of Presence in Online Teaching: How to "Be There" for Distance Learners. LB1044.87 L439 2010.

Manning, Susan, and Kevin Johnson. The Technology Toolbelt for Teaching. LB1028.3 M36 2011.

Miller, Charles, and Aaron Doering, eds. The New Landscape of Mobile Learning: Redesigning Education in an App-Based World. LB1044.84 N49 2014.

Nilson, Linda B., and Ludwicka A. Goodman. Online Teaching at Itws Best: Merging Instructional Design with Teaching and Learning Research. LB1044.87 N55 2018.

Novak,Katie, and Tom Thibodeau. UDL in the Cloud: How to Design and Deliver Online Education Using Universal Design for Learning. LC1201 N68 2016.

Parisi, Lisa. Making Connections with Blogging: Authentic Learning for Today's Classrooms. 2012.

The Plugged-In Professor: Tips and Techniques for Teaching with Social Media. LB1028.3 P58 2013.

Rhoads, Robert A. MOOCs, High Technology, and Higher Learning. 2015. Also available electronically HERE and in print, Instructional Materials Center 378.1734 R474mo.

Vaughan, Norman D., et al. Teaching in Blended Learning Environments. LB2395.7 V39 2013. Principles "for harnessing available opportunities for teaching and learning through technology."

West. James A., and Margraet West. Using Wikis for Online Collaboration: The Power of the Read-Write Web. lb1028.5 w398 2009.

Help with Designing and Teaching Onlne Courses

Appalachian's Center for Academic Excellence offers instructors help in designing and teaching online courses. See especially support for online course development.


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