iTunes U: A Course Creation Guide for Educators http://bit.ly/114xGt9 iTunes U: A Course Creation Guide for Educators
This course is designed to act as a resource for educators who are interested in building their own iTunes U courses.
iTunes U is a dynamic, easy-to-use educational content delivery library designed by Apple to distribute digital materials to learners in an efficient and effective way.
This course will cover instructional design best practices for iTunes U via video tutorials and bulleted guides. Each area of iTunes U course manager will be covered, as well as information on lecture capturing and document formatting.
Shamblesguru's 'MOOCs' video playlist on YouTube http://bit.ly/MOOCing More information about MOOCs on the Shambles.NET website HERE
Extraordinary Learning for a Digital Age http://bit.ly/UFOhVH This recorded session was a FineFocus session about how we delivered a pilot (funded by the Australian National Vocational E-Learning Strategy initiative – Partnerships for Participation) adult literacy course entirely online using virtual classroom, blogs and other e-tools.
Ten Best Practices for Teaching Online http://bit.ly/rD2HFs Ten Best Practices for Teaching Online
Here are ten best practices for anyone just getting started in the online environment. Research and experience suggest that these practices contribute to an effective, efficient and satisfying teaching and learning experience for both faculty and students. Using these practices can help develop confidence, comfort, and experience in teaching online.
Guide to Teaching Online Courses http://www.nea.org/home/30103.htm Guide to Teaching Online Courses
NEA's "Guide to Teaching Online Courses" was developed to help ensure the quality of online instruction to secondary students in the United States. It is meant to serve as a guide for policymakers, administrators, educators, and others engaged in selecting, hiring, training, and supporting teachers to provide quality online instruction to students, or in making policy choices affecting online education.
Tips and Tricks for Teaching Online http://www.onlineteachingtips.org Tips and Tricks for Teaching Online
Welcome to Tips and Tricks for Teaching Online! We hope that you find this website a great resource for teaching online. We have included tips and tricks for designing course content, facilitating and teaching online, developing learning objects, assessment ideas, and tutorials for Blackboard, just to name a few. We gathered these tips from interviewing faculty members at conferences and workshops as well as carefully reviewing the literature.
TeachingOnline http://www.teachingonline.org/ TeachingOnline.org (online since 1997) is the website of starters&strategies – the New Zealand Teacher's Magazine. Online pdf versions of the current magazines for the last year are published on the site and are FREE to download.