Resources - JPGs
You are welcome to use any of these resources. If you would like advice on how to use them feel free to contact me.
What Kind of Teacher
More Leaves = Better
This document is a good way of illustrating to an online teacher how showing more of their personality can make them more memorable, and thus more engaging to a student.
Show Your Leaves
More Leaves = Even Better
This is a tool to help online professors identify some things that they can share with students that are low risk and easy. There are fifteen things to coincide with the length of a term or semester.
Zero Sum Curriculum
Everything You Need
After determining the learning objectives that should exist with an entire curriculum, the idea is to use every one across all of the courses offered in a major or minor.
Zero Sum Course
Once you've ensured that all necessary learning objectives are spread across the courses, then you need to make sure all of the learning objectives have purpose in the form of learning activities.
Listen to Practitioners
How Do You Know?
The needs of the industry are always changing. Practitioners will tell you what they need if you ask and listen. Then you can take what you are told and turn it into learning objectives.
There are some learning objectives that should be repeated in courses within the curriculum. These are perhaps foundational pieces or more difficult concepts that need extra emphasis.
Inspired the simplicity of checklists shared by author Atul Gawande, this is a basic list of things that a teacher can use to test if they have the necessary pieces for an online course.
Student Engagement Example
The Power of Posting
This may not seem that important, but I wanted to show an example of how you can let students know that they are seen. Mentioning them in a post lets them know they matter.
- Resources - PDFsThe following are PDF versions, perhaps easier to print and distribute.