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: Going Online in a Hurry

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

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

USG: Teaching and Learning Continuity

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

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

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 in Times of Crisis

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

Chronicle: What do final exams mean during a pandemic?

Emory: Keeping Calm

Emory: Teaching in a Time of Uncertainty

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 Difficult Times (Handout &
PPT Slides)

Vanderbilt CfT: Dealing With the Unexpected

Vanderbilt CfT: Teaching in Times of Crisis

Tips for Working Remotely:

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

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

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

Zoom: 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