How can I best adapt my teaching for engaging online delivery?
This guide is designed to help instructors use IU-supported technologies to facilitate active teaching and learning in the online format, either as part of a planned online/hybrid course, to reinforce learning between face-to-face class sessions, or in times of emergency (e.g., campus closure or periods of high absenteeism). Through the use of such technologies as email, phones, Canvas, Microsoft PowerPoint, Echo360 Personal Capture, Adobe Presenter, Adobe Connect, and Kaltura, instructors can create an effective learning environment with minimal to no face-to-face class time.
Adobe Connect, IU's web collaboration and conferencing system, will be retired on August 31, 2017. After a comprehensive pilot evaluation, Zoom has been selected as its replacement. For more, see About the Adobe Connect retirement.
Over the next few months, UITS will be converting all Adobe Connect recordings to MP4 format. By early summer, you will be able to save converted files to your computer and upload them to Box or Kaltura.
Regardless of teaching styles or techniques, effective learning environments encourage: student-instructor contact, cooperation and reciprocity among students, active learning, prompt feedback, time on task, communication of high expectations, and respect for diverse talents and ways of learning (Chickering and Gamson, 1987). This guide should help instructors match their teaching techniques with and learn about IU-supported technologies. For additional help, contact your campus teaching and learning center.
Follow the links below to pages dedicated to specific teaching techniques:
- Discussions, including case-study, project, and problem-based learning discussions
- Collaborative learning and group activities
- Readings and other resource media
- Demonstrations, including audio, video, and screen captures
- Feedback and self-assessment/mastery
- Submitting work of all types
- Holding office hours
For practical considerations related to conducting teaching or learning activities from home, see At IU, what technology issues should I address in case I need to work, teach, or take classes from home?
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Last modified on 2017-02-06 15:31:27.
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