What Makes a Remarkable Online Course? Part 2: Course Teaching and Facilitation Recommendations from ASU Faculty

What makes a learning experience for online students truly remarkable? We recently surveyed a group of ASU faculty to identify course design and facilitation elements they believe help to create remarkable learning experiences for online students. For this article, we’ll review online teaching recommendations the faculty shared in the survey. An article on course design recommendations from ASU faculty is also available. Continue reading

What Makes an Online Course Remarkable? Part 1: Course Design Recommendations from ASU Faculty

What makes a learning experience for online students truly remarkable? We recently surveyed a group of ASU faculty in order to identify course design and facilitation elements they believe help to create remarkable learning experiences for online students. For this article, we’ll review course design recommendations the faculty shared in the survey. An article listing online teaching recommendations is also available. Continue reading

10 Ways Subject Librarians Can Assist Faculty Teaching Online or On-ground

Subject librarians are connected to each academic program at ASU with the purpose of providing research and instructional support for faculty and students.

Ask a Librarian: help when you need it

There are a variety of ways that Subject Librarians can support faculty who teach online as well as students participating in online courses:

Ways Subject Librarians Assist Faculty:

  • Offer guidance on copyright and fair use
  • Identify relevant library material supporting course assignments including research databases, e-books, open education resources, primary sources, or unique resources from ASU libraries’ special collections
  • Provide assistance in developing permanent links to articles and e-books in Blackboard
  • Connect you with services for making ASU Libraries video content available in Blackboard
  • Recommend options for building and/or reinforcing research skills in assignments

Ways Subject Librarians Assist Students:

  • Recommend strategies and resources for promoting academic integrity and effective citation practices
  • Provide in-depth research assistance to students
  • Create and customize Library Guides to help students find relevant information on their topic
  • Provide guidance in use of citation management tools [e.g. RefWorks, Mendeley etc.]
  • Develop online tutorials and other learning materials to boost research skills and knowledge

 

Find your subject librarian at http://lib.asu.edu/librarians

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Co-developed in partnership with ASU Libraries, Lisa Kammerlocher, and ASU Online