Online Teaching

Professional Development mOOC - starting January 2019

Are you interested in beginning a professional learning journey with 250+ of your peers this winter? Are you also interested in acquiring a new set of technology-enabled teaching and learning skills? Join us in the Ontario Extend mOOC, beginning in January, as we work together to become Empowered Educators. Check out this short promo video and, if you’re interested, add your name to the list at bit.ly/ExtendMOOC and we will follow up with all the details.

This mOOC is offered by eCampusOntario.

14 Editing Tips

Decorative: "Editing Tips to Make You a Better Writer"

 

"14 Invaluable Editing Tips" (post) offers practical suggestions for making your writing -- especially online writing (as for online course content, posted notes and material, etc.) -- clearer, more accessible, and more effective.

1. "Put yourself in your audience’s shoes."

  • "Tailor your content to your audience’s needs ... preferences ... interests ... problems, [abilities, and knowledge]." 

2. "Read your writing out loud."

A Checklist for Moving Your Course Online

Decorative: "Moving Online"

 

"A Checklist for Moving Your Course Online" (post) presents a series of points and questions designed to "help the instructor conceptualize their course in an online environment ... [and] hel[p] the instructional designer see what needs to be done."

A. Topics to Consider

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