Teaching and Learning Online

GGC Resources for Hybrid and Online Teaching & Learning:

Brightspace 101 Guide to Teaching Online – start here for information on putting a course online and learning about the teaching tools available to you in Brightspace

Brightspace 101 for Students – a useful resource for your students

GGC’s Employee Resources channel in Teams

GGC’s Technology Resources channel in Teams

Online Teaching & Learning Mentor List – if you’re new to teaching online and need help or just have questions about how to accomplish something in your online class, reach out to one of these GGC faculty volunteers

Video Conferencing Platform Comparison (MS Teams recording) – a comparison of the features of the video conferencing platforms in use at GGC (Bb Collaborate, MS Teams, and Zoom).
PDF comparison chart (SharePoint link)

USG Online Instructor Series:

Course 1: Developing an Online Course

Course 2: Improving Student Engagement

Course 3: Advancing Online Course Quality

Other Online Teaching & Learning Resources:

AAC&U webinar (recording): Teaching, Learning, and Assessing in Remote Learning Environments

ACUE webinar series (recordings): Effective Online Instruction

Chronicle of Higher Ed: 5 Low-Tech, Time-Saving Ways to Teach Online During Covid-19

Chronicle of Higher Ed: Going Online in a Hurry

Chronicle of Higher Ed: How to Recover the Joy of Teaching After an Online Pivot

D2L: Creating a Brightspace Course for the First Time

D2L: Creating an Online Course: A Step by Step Guide

D2L: Three Quick Tools to Get You Teaching a Course in Brightspace

D2L: The Transition from Face-to-Face to Online Learning

EDUCAUSE: Engaging Faculty to Connect with Online Learners in Real Time

GSU CETL: Keep Teaching – Resources for Teaching and Learning Remotely

Kaltura: 5 Tips for Delivering Better Hybrid Teaching Classes

Kaltura: 5 Tips for Delivering Better Hyflex Teaching Classes

Kaltura: Online Teaching Tips for the 2020 School Year

Kaltura: Tips on Creating a Virtual Student Experience in 2020

Karl Kapp via LinkedIn: Tips for Those Who Are New to Online Teaching

Karl Kapp via LinkedIn: Tips for Those Who Are New to Being an Online Learner

LinkedIn Learning webinar (recording): Leading with Learning: How to Foster a Strong Culture of Learning in the New Normal

Sandra Rogers: Tips for Using Web Conferencing Tools for Remote Teaching

USG: Guiding Principles for Moving Instruction Online (MS Word document)

USG: OFD Summer Webinar Series

USG: Resource Guide for Transitioning to Remote Instruction

USG: Teaching and Learning Continuity

Vanderbilt CfT: Putting Course Content Online in a Hurry

Online Assessment:

AAC&U webinar (recording): Teaching, Learning, and Assessing in Remote Learning Environments

Emory CFDE webinar (recording): Proctored Exams

Emory CFDE webinar (recording): Reimagining Assessment

GSU: Alternate Testing Strategies

Chronicle: What do final exams mean during a pandemic?

Blog: Alternative Assessments in Canvas (applicable to D2L as well)

Online Accessibility, Equity, and Inclusion

AAC&U webinar series (recordings): Quality, Equity, and Inclusion During the COVID-19 Crisis

ACUE’s Inclusive and Equitable Curriculum Crosswalk

Harvard Business Publishing (Education) webinar (recording): Diversity and Inclusion:
Building Connection and Community in Physical, Online, and Hybrid Classrooms

– Additional online teaching resources for this webinar

Vanderbilt CfT: Accessible Teaching in the Time of COVID-19

Teaching With Compassion in Times of Crisis and / or Disruption

AAC&U webinar series (recordings): Quality, Equity, and Inclusion During the COVID-19 Crisis

Chronicle of  Higher Ed webinar (recording): Campus Well-Being During a Continuing Crisis

Chronicle of Higher Ed webinar (recording): The Human Element in Online Learning

Chronicle of Higher Ed article: Pandemic Pedagogy and the Limits of Compassion

Chronicle of Higher Ed webinar (recording): Student Success in the Pandemic Era

Chronicle of Higher Ed article: What Do Final Exams Mean During a Pandemic?

Chronicle of Higher Ed webinar (recording): What Students Wish Their Professor Knew

Emory CFDE article: Keeping Calm

Emory CFDE article: Teaching in a Time of Uncertainty

Faculty Focus article: Offering Compassion and Care in Online Courses

Harvard Business Publishing Education article: Educators, It’s Time to Put On Your Compassion Hats

Harvard Business Review article: Why a COVID-19 World Feels Both Tiring and Hopeful for College Students

Inside Higher Ed article: It’s Compassion, Not Capitulation, to Ask Less of Students Amid Disruption

Teaching in Higher Ed podcast: Teaching With Compassion

UGA’s Innovation in Teaching Conference 2020 videos: ITC Pandemic Pedagogies

USG Office of Faculty Development webinar (recording): Connecting in the Time of Corona – Techniques to Listen and Be Heard
– (Handout & PPT Slides)

USG Office of Faculty Development webinar (recording): Supporting Students During Uncertain Times
– (Handout & PPT Slides)

Vanderbilt CfT article: Dealing With the Unexpected

Vanderbilt CfT article: Teaching in Times of Crisis

Tips for Working Remotely:

GGC Monthly Learning Series: Successfully Working Remotely (GGC login required)

Kaltura article: How to Moderate a Webinar

Mashable article:  Working from home and need a scanner? There’s a free one built into your iPhone

NYT article: The Do’s and Don’ts of Online Video Meetings

Zoom article: How to keep uninvited guests out of your Zoom event

Resources for Emergency Remote Instruction

Moving Your Classes Online Quickly – a Sway presentation based on some of the resources below

USG: Guiding Principles for Moving Instruction Online

Georgia State: Keep Teaching

University of Georgia: Teaching and Learning Continuity

Chronicle of Higher Ed: Going Online in a Hurry

Chronicle of Higher Ed: Coping With Coronavirus (PDF)

Chronicle of Higher Ed: Moving Online Now (PDF)

Dartmouth: Teach Remotely

EDUCAUSE: The Difference Between Emergency Remote Teaching and Online Learning

Northwestern: Keep Teaching

Online Learning Consortium: Continuity Planning and Emergency Preparedness Resources

Online Learning Consortium: Rapidly Shift to Online During a Campus Shut Down

Quality Matters: Emergency Remote Instruction Checklist

Stanford: Teach Anywhere

Stanford: Teaching Effectively During Times of Disruption

Vanderbilt CfT: Resources for Just-in-Time Online Teaching

Vanderbilt CfT: Putting Course Content Online in a  Hurry

Vanessa Dennen on WordPress: Teaching Online During COVID-19

The Instructional Design Emergency Response (ID-ER) Network connects institutions and educators to online learning professionals willing to help convert face-to-face courses or course components to online offerings during times of crisis, such as natural disasters and epidemics.

An interesting perspective (blog post): Please do a bad job of putting your courses online