There are thousands of resources out there about virtual/blended/flexed instruction. Here a few that we found useful. Please note that we’ve also included links to many of the workshops that have taken place at W&L!
7 Guidelines for Effective Teaching Online
A Broad Range of Materials
Assembled by the Great Lakes College Association/Global Liberal Arts Alliance, this link covers everything from course design to assessment and assignment design to syllabus planning to using Zoom. Feeling like a beginner (and all of us do, sometimes)? This might be the place to start.
Creating Experiential Courses in a virtual environment, Part 1
Creating Experiential Courses in a virtual environment, Part 2
Five Low-Tech, Time-Saving Ways to Teach Online During COVID-19
Finding and using open sources
How to Recover the Joy of Teaching After an Online Pivot
Online Pedagogies Repository
Online Teaching Toolkit
The Pandemic Pedagogy Handbook
Seven Questions for a Pandemic (Or Any Other Time)
SMALL TEACHING ONLINE
Spring Term Course Design Workshops at W&L
Four videos and related powerpoint from our pre-Spring Term workshop on how to put together an experiential course. Particular topics include:
- Creating Effective Course Goals;
- Structuring Our Courses;
- Building Community; and
- Managing the Course to Maintain Our Sanity.
Student perspectives on what makes virtual instruction work
This short article is invaluable in helping guide our work in the virtual classroom.
W&L Summer Academy Workshops
All of the recordings and resources from W&L summer workshops.