There are many benefits to teaching and learning online. Online courses increase access to education for many students by providing a flexible approach to teaching and learning. Students may learn at their own pace and access course materials off campus. There are many digital technologies that facilitate effective online learning environments.

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Why Teach Online

  • An Introduction to Teaching Online or Hybrid 
  • Key Differences between Teaching Modalities
  • Flexibility in Time and Place


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Online Course Development Steps

  • Designing a Student-Friendly Course
  • CSI Course Template
  • Course Development Guidelines & Timeline
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Essential Online Course Components

  • Presenting Course Content
  • Fostering an Online Learning Community
  • Engaging Online Activities, Effective Online Assessment
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Online Teaching Tips

  • Before the Course Starts
  • During the First Week of the Course
  • Ongoing Throughout the Semester


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Online Teaching Technologies

  • Blackboard 
  • Multimedia Tools   
  • Microsoft 365
  • Dropbox