Welcome to Learning to Teach Online
The Learning to Teach Online project is a free professional development resource designed by COFA Online at the University of New South Wales, in association with the Australian Learning and Teaching Council (ALTC) to help teachers from any discipline, whether experienced in online teaching or not, gain a working understanding of successful online teaching pedagogies that they can apply in their own unique teaching situations. This episode gives an overview of the aims of the project, and describes how teachers can get the most out of Learning to Teach Online.
Context, Planning and Teaching
Learning management system or the open web?
Key considerations about using an LMS or open social media.
Managing your time when teaching online
How can you make the most of your time when teaching online?
Planning your online class
Important considerations for planning online curricula.
Engaging and motivating students
Spark and sustain students’ interest in online learning.
Conducting effective online discussions
Strategies for creating and sustaining online interaction.
Considerations for choosing technology for teaching
Things you must think about before teaching with technology.
Integrating online resources into your teaching
Benefit from using online educational resources.
Online teamwork and collaboration
What benefits can online teaching bring to teamwork?
COFA Online Cracks the MERLOT
Learning To Teach Online, a video-based program from UNSW…
Hippocrates: Online medical tutorials
Effectively use online tutorials with face-to-face classes.
Using audio feedback
Effectively give student feedback by recording your voice.
Using Flickr as an online classroom
How the image sharing site Flickr can be used in teaching.
iLabs: Online access to remote laboratories
Remotely access laboratories and online learning resources.
Using Blogs for peer feedback and discussion
Using blogs for presentation, discussion and peer feedback.
Increasing student engagement using podcasts
Using podcasts to provide student support and feedback.
Creating eBooks for distance education
A quick ‘how to’ on creating eBooks for use in education.
Teaching with web 2.0 technologies: Twitter, wikis & blogs
Teaching effectively using online social media.
Understanding Creative Commons
Guide to understanding Creative Commons use & registration.
Using wikis for student collaboration
How can wikis be used to enhance collaborative learning?
Online discussions in maths teacher education
An example of how online discussions can be used in an on…
Teaching using scenario based simulations in Second Life
The potential of teaching using virtual worlds.
Medicles: User generated online medical tutorials
User generated, self-assessment learning objects.
Using online lectures to support active learning
Using online resources to improve engagement.
Using online environments for teaching large classes
Online support for teaching large classes.
Using ePortfolios as a reflective teaching tool
Using ePortfolios to improve reflective learning practice.
Setting up a simple blog in Blogger
Make your own blog.
Getting started in Flickr
Learn the basics and some ideas for teaching.
Recording audio in Audacity
Record, edit and export audio for podcasts.
An overview of Second Life
An introduction to the online virtual world.
Using the iLabCentral resource
A free resource for science students and teachers.
Understand Twitter and use it in your teaching.
Why is online teaching important?
What role does online teaching have in our society?