Online Teaching

Time-Saving Tips for Large Online Classes

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"Time-Saving Tips for Teaching Large Online Classes" (online article; the link is dead, but the content below remains useful) offers 7 "broad strategies" for "deliver[ing] high-quality education in classes with increased class sizes, while managing your workload within realistic time constraints."

  • "Although the focus is on online education, many of these strategies could be applied in face-to-face classes as well."

1. "Modify assignments." 

Be a Better Online Teacher

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"How to Be a Better Online Teacher: Advice Guide" (doc) provides "advice on how to make your online pedagogy as effective and satisfying as the in-person version, including" the following:

  • 10 essential principle and practices of better online teaching
  • Common misperceptions
  • How to find help

A. 10 Essential Principles and Practices (each elaborated more fully, often with examples, in the doc)

Quality Online Course Inititaive Rubric

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A. "Quality Online Course Initiative (QOCI) Rubric" (web page) introduces a rubric for online courses (updated 2018) designed "to reflect the research and best practices in online learning as well as the changed technologies and practices in creating accessible courses."

1. Links to the Rubric

The QOCI RRubric is "[a] tool to assist in the design, redesign, and/or evaluation of online courses":

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