by Dr. Jennifer Roth-Burnette, Capstone Center for Student Success 1. Treat online study like a job. Plan 1.5–3 study hours per credit hour each week. If you are taking 12
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List of Remote Teaching Resources for Business Continuity
Below is a list of business continuity websites by American universities. It is being compiled by Daniel Stanford, Director of Faculty Development & Technology Innovation in the Center for Teaching
Blackboard Pro-Tip: Step Up Students’ Blackboard Literacy
by Nathan Loewen, Department of Religious Studies “We couldn’t find it on Blackboard!” Maybe you heard this about your syllabus? I heard this from my class after I returned their
Blackboard Pro-Tip: Tweaking Your Course Shell
by Nathan Loewen, Department of Religious Studies The College of Continuing Studies likely houses the most people at UA with a total mastery of Blackboard Learn. If you use Blackboard
Gathering Real-World Video for Online Classes
by Meredith Cummings, Journalism and Creative Media When I started my Follow My Lede project in March of 2017, my goal was to drive 10,000 miles over six months (it
Creating Accessible Online Courses
by Jessica Porter, Office of Educational Technology (eTech) This post answers some of the most frequently asked questions about online course accessibility. To learn more about the accessibility of specific
An Inside Look at Online Teaching at UA
The Teaching Hub recently got the chance to interview everyone who teaches online courses for UA’s Department of Religious Studies. Thanks to help from the FRC, we gathered together across
Is “Learning Management System” a Misnomer?
by Nathan Loewen, Department of Religious Studies Is there a difference between “course delivery” and “teaching,” or are these equivocal terms? What does it mean to deliver verses to teach?
Investing in Your Online Courses
Chase Wrenn, a professor in the philosophy department, teaches an online Intro to Deductive Logic course centered on building skills in formal reasoning. He offers the following advice on managing self-paced, asynchronous online courses.
Quick Tips for Online Teaching
Allison Hetzel, a professor in the Department of Theatre and Dance, shares how she manages her online courses and offers tips for connecting with distance learners. How do you reduce anonymity and build community