Online Course Design Resources

Checklist for Online Instructors

Graphic Syllabus

Graphic Syllabai can be made using any number of programs.  I made the following syllabus using the mac program Keynote.  Google Slides is also a useful method for making an interactive graphic syllabus.

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The graphic syllabus can be turned into an interactive document by creating an image map.

Syllabus

 

Instructional Objectives

A couple methods for writing Instructional Objectives:

SMART

  • Specific
  • Measurable
  • Achievable
  • Realistic
  • Time Frame

ABCD Method

  • Audience-ex.student/learner
  • Behavior-ex.construct objectives
  • Condition-ex. following presentation, in writing
  • Degree-ex.that show all 4 parts

Information Fluency

I completed a self-paced information fluency training that resulted in a collegiate level informationfluency certification.   The training was rigorous (aprox 4 hours) and included over 14 tutorials on a variety of subjects focused on the idea of readily identifying relevant information online and verifying the validity of said data.

Assessments

WordPress Plugins

Slick Quiz

Rubric Generators

Rubistar

UWstout rubric reference page

Universal Design

National Center for Universal Design for Learning

Learning Management Systems

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Wikispaces Classroom

Literature Management Tool

diigo

Youtube Video Share Safely

Design Software

Commercial Software

Articulate

Adobe InDesign

Captivate

Lectora

Open and/or Free Software

Image Editing:Gimp

Screencapture:Jing

 Screencasts:Screenr, Screencast-o-matic

 Data Visualization: Many Eyes IBM 

Audio Recordings: Audioboo, Audacity

Video: Vimeo

The Google Family: Googledocs, GoogleSlides, Blogger, Google Translate

MindMapping: SimpleMapper, Mindmeister,

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WEB 2.0 Tools: Collaboration is Key

DISCOVERY EDUCATION WEB 2.0 Tools

Web 2.0 Guru: List of Tools

Vyew

Padlet

Lino

Free Web Conferencing Tools: BigBlueButton, Google+Hangouts

 

 

Maria Guillily, PhD