You’ve probably heard the phrase, Online education should be about the learning interaction, not the technology. However, managing instructor presence and fostering a community online is easier said than done when one is developing courses in different platforms, teaching, grading, researching, lecturing, etc.
|Tool||Application||Authoring Platform||Cost for ASU Faculty & Staff|
|Adobe Connect||Desktop Conferencing||Web||Free|
|Adobe Presenter||Narrated PowerPoint||PC||Free – Limited number of licenses available|
|Animoto||Multimedia presentations||Web||Free for Lite plan|
|ASU Media Manager||Media servers||Web||Free|
|ASU on Facebook||Facebook for ASU||Web||Free|
|ASU on iTunesU||Media server||Mac/PC||Free|
Have you thought about adding audio clips to enhance your online courses? There are several ways to do this. Try at least one of the following:
- Introduce yourself.
- Introduce a lesson.
- Create a podcast.
- Record a scenario for a case study.
- Share interviews with professionals or with experts on the topic.
- Provide pronunciation assistance for difficult vocabulary or foreign languages.