When you make online materials for your class, there is also a great opportunity to redesign the face-to-face learning experience for students to use higher level cognitive skills. Consider these techniques to make your classes more active and engaging.
Learn more about how to teach online or created blended or flipped classes; standards, guidance, news, and trends in online learning; and rubrics for developing your online course.
Some ideas to help you convert your face-to-face class in order to create a successful blended class.
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Panopto is a tool within Collab for lecture capture. Instructors can record lectures, attach slides, and edit recordings. Students can view recordings and attached slides within Collab, as well as search in the recording and skip to the relevant video section. Lectures can be recorded in a classroom environment with students.
Online Learning Consortium's checklist and resources: preparing for and wrapping up online sessions, in-meeting tips, and online lesson planning template.
Open educational resources (OER) are freely available under a Creative Commons license for faculty and students to be able to retain, reuse, revise, remix, and redistribute the content. Find out more about OER and where to find them.
While there is no institution-level standard for evaluating the quality of hybrid courses, online courses, or online programs at UVA, the University does have memberships to several organizations that publish quality standards.
Use Zoom to hold class wherever you are, so long as you have an Internet connection.
Screencasting is a method to quickly show students content from your desktop by recording, editing and sharing videos. Here are some tips and free tools for screen capture.
If you are interested in creating digital assets for your course or converting parts of your course to be online, check out the many resources here at UVA to support you.