Resources for Teaching and Learning Online
Building Student Trust in Online Learning Environments
"As online learning continues to gain widespread attention and thrive as a legitimate alternative to classroom instruction, educational institutions and online instructors face the challenge of building and sustaining student trust in online learning environments."
by Ye Diana Wang
How to Curate your Digital Identity as an Academic
"If you don’t manage your online presence, you are allowing search engines to create it for you"
by Kelli Marshall
The latest issue of the Teaching Innovation Projects (TIPS) Journal
TIPS is an open-access journal arising from the Advanced Teaching Program within the Teaching Support Centre of Western University
It publishes articles that describe the scholarly and pedagogical foundations for workshops about a variety of timely education topics and include a comprehensive list of learning outcomes, an annotated review of relevant literature, and a detailed breakdown of potential learning activities among other elements.
Distance Education Certificate Program
Comprehensive curriculum to advance your
knowledge of e-learning, teaching strategies,
technology, instructional design, evaluation and more.
Professional Certificate in Online Teaching
The Professional Certificate in Online Teaching (PCOT) offers a foundation of key principles and best practices in online teaching. At your pace and on your own schedule, you'll develop the knowledge and skills for being a successful online instructor.
* = peer-reviewed
- Implementing the Seven Principles: Technology as Lever
- Originally appeared in print as: Chickering, A. & Ehrmann, S. C. Ehrmann. (1996, October). Implementing the seven principles: Technology as lever. AAHE Bulletin, 49(2), 3-6.
- Theory and Practice of Online Learning (e-book)
Terry Anderson & Fathi Elloumi, editors (Athabasca University, 2004)
- Web 2.0 for Content for Learning and Teaching in Higher Education (pdf)
Report from the UK, May 2007
- ZaidLearn (blog)
Devoted to open learning resources around the world; includes links to resources on learning tools, e-learning sites, open courseware sites, podcasts, and learning repositories, as well as an extensive list of other bloggers who write about e-learning.