In addition to providing numerous workshops related to online and blended teaching and learning, CETL maintains a list of scholarly and online resources related to online, blended and technology-enhanced teaching.
- Hybrid/Blended Faculty Development Site: This site contains information related to the benefits of teaching blended courses for faculty and students. In addition, it contains a link to sample D2L sites that are modeled according to blended concepts.
- UWM Online Programming Site
- What are Blended/Hybrid Courses?
- Time Estimates of Online Work
- Using Classroom Assessment Techniques (CATs)
- Using Rubrics for Assessment
D2L Scavenger Hunt
- eLearn Campus Shockwave D2L Scavenger Hunt: This scavenger hunt is customizable to your course design. Students complete the scavenger hunt using the PowerPoint to guide them while completing the corresponding worksheet, which is then submitted to the drop box. Students are learning about the course, while familiarizing themselves with D2L.
Student Assessments and Tips (Assessing online and blended readiness)
- Online Learning Assessments
- Tips for Success
Blogging & Participatory Media
- Educational Blogging
- Things You Should Know About Videoblogging
- Exploring the Use of Blogs as Learning Spaces in the Higher Education Sector
- Using Blogs to Integrate Technology in the Classroom
- The Phenomenon of Blogs and Theoretical Model of Blog Use in Educational Contexts
- 10 Tips for Getting Started Teaching with Twitter
Evaluating your online course
- Quality Matters
- Peer Evaluation Handbook (UWM Learning Technology Center, Alan Aycock, et.al.)
- Online Course Evaluation Rubric (UWM Learning Technology Center, Alan Aycock)
- Online Course Evaluation Guidelines (Center for Advancing Teaching and Learning, UW-La Crosse)
Managing Small Groups Online
- Three Keys to Managing Learning Groups (Larry Michaelsen)
- Cooperative Learning (Barbara Gross Davis)
- Teaching Strategies: Group Work and Cooperative Learning
Managing Online Discussion Forums
- Tips & Strategies for Facilitating Online Discussions
- Netiquette (Virginia Shea)
- Netiquette Guidelines for LSC Online
Rubrics for your Online Course
- Understanding Rubrics (Heidi Goodrich Andrade): An excellent introduction to the creation of rubrics.
- Rubric Generators: This is designed for K-12 instructors, but it gives you a good idea how to proceed creating your rubrics.
Assessing Online Resources
- Assessment of Web pages: Susan Beck, at New Mexico State, has written one of the best-known online guides to student assessment of Web sites.
- Rubric for the Evaluation of Web Sites: A rubric on assessment of Web sites. It was written by John Pilgrim in a K-12 environment, but could easily be adapted to university-level work.
- Tutorial on Assessment of Web sites: This tutorial (which includes lots of examples) was placed online by the UC-Berkeley Library.
- Evaluating Internet Sites: This simulation teaches a student how to evaluate the quality of an Internet site.
Classroom assessment techniques (CATs)
- Field-Tested Learning Assessment Guide (FLAG) (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
- Introduction to CATs (Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning, Indiana University)
Online Learning Accessibility
- National Center on Accessible Distance Learning (AccessDL) Resources
- National Center on Disability & Access to Education
- Accessible Opensource Content Management System Reviews
- IMS Global Learning Consortium – Accessibility
- Beginner Barrier-free Web Design
- Test Access: Making Tests Accessible for Students with Visual Impairments: A Guide for Test Publishers, Test Developers, and State Assessment Personnel
- Test Access: Guidelines for Computer Administered Testing
- Postsecondary Students With Learning Disabilities: Barriers To Accessing Education-based Information Technology
- What Color Is That Comment: The Mechanics Of Online Collaboration From A Blind Student’s Perspective