Faculty Resources

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This page contains resources for faculty who are teaching online, additional resources may be available within your School. 

Looking for a guide from a faculty viewpoint on how to teach online and what to do this summer to prepare?  Here is a great article by Sarah Rose Cavanagh published in The Chronicle of Higher Education: How I'm Spending My Pandemic Summer Vacation with all sorts of advice and resources.

Type  Resources
Best Practices Small Changes, Big Impact faculty stories across UVA for engaging hybrid and online courses
How-To Have Zoom create automatic captions for recorded meetings so participants can see a transcript of the meeting.
How-To Virtual Classroom Expectations
Self-Paced Course William & Mary Convert Your Course Self-Paced Workshop
How-To Here is a tip sheet from the COLLAB group on how to use Zoom on your phone as a document camera.
Reference Vanderbilt Center for Teaching site on Assessment
How-To Ways to Engage with Learners: In person, hybrid, and online 
Reference Chronicle article on Teaching: Getting Creative with Assessments
Reference OLC guide to components of an online syllabus 
Template Sample pre-course student survey for an online class
How-To with Template

OLC Online Teaching Checklist and Lesson Plan Template

How-To Active Learning: 10 Techniques for Engaging, Active Classrooms 
How-To Vanderbilt University article by Derek Bruff: Active Learning in Hybrid and Socially Distanced Classrooms
Reference OLC Faculty Playbook: Delivering High-Quality Instruction Online in Response to COVID-19
Reference Arts & Sciences: Teaching and Learning
How-To Video Production Tips: Lights, Camera, Audio, and Wardrobe
How-To Remote Teaching Using Zoom
How-To Lecture Capture Using Panopto
Reference Handout for Students "Tips for Effective Online Learning"
How-To LSU Active Learning While Physical Distancing Guide
Reference Quality in Online Learning
Article Barb Oakley's 10 Rules of Good Studying and 10 Rules of Bad Studying
Reference Quality Matters Emergency Remote Instruction Checklist
How-To Screencasting 101
Reference UVA Resources for Teaching Online
Reference Accessible Video and Audio Materials 
Reference Instructional Resources for Academic Accessibility
How-To Digital Content Accessibility
How-To ADA Compliance Checklist
Video Advice for Teaching Online
How-To Online Course Pedagogy Checklist
Help UVA's Report a Barrier service
Video UVA School of Education YouTube Playlist for How to Teach Online and edtech tool tutorials 
Reference Teaching Resources from the Library
Reference Teaching Continuity: Teaching Technologies
Reference Teaching Continuity: Practices and Strategies
Library Guide Resources for Teaching Online
Reference Teaching Continuity: Assessments
Reference Additional Online Learning Resources
How-To Converting Your Face-To-Face Class
How-To with Template Managing Workload in Online Classes
Video An Overview of the Community of Inquiry (CoI) Framework
How-To 20 Ways to Create Social Presence Online
How-To 20 Ways to Create Cognitive Presence Online
How-To 20 Ways to Create Online Teaching Presence
Reference Open Educational Resources (OER) Overview
Library Guide Library Guide to Open Educational Resources (OER)
YouTube  Hoos Learning SCPS Quality Rubric Playlist
Workshops CTE Workshops and Events 
Reference College of Arts & Sciences Learning, Design, and Technology site
Courses UVA School of Education Online Learning Academy

c3Design Academy

Reference Darden Instructional Design & Media 
Tech Support Canvas LMS Support from UVA School of Education
Membership Online Learning Consortium (OLC)
Membership Quality Matters
Membership UPCEA: Leaders in Professional, Continuing and Online Education
Membership  Educause
Template OLC Backwards Design Template
Survey Sample "Getting to Know You" Survey by Michelle Pacansky-Brock
Video 10 Online Teaching Tips Beyond Zoom by Michael Wesch
Video Engage Students with Online Lectures Without Being on Camera by Michael Wesch
Reference Educator Effectiveness System Smart Learning Objectives presentation
Reference Bloom's Taxonomy with example verbs
Reference TechSmith Checklist Create Effective Course Videos
Rubric OLC Quality Scorecard: Quality Course Teaching and Instructional Practice
Rubric QM Higher Education Rubric, 6th Edition
Rubric One: Standards for Quality Online Teaching
Rubric Blackboard Exemplary Course Program Rubric
Reading Oregon State: Long-Term Instructors Share Most Valuable Skills for Online Teaching
Video Jaime Casap (Google's Education Evangelist) How to CRUSH video 
Reference iDesign IDEA book, a deep dive into instructional design
Reading Chronicle of Higher Education Advice Guide: How to Make Your Teaching More Engaging by Sarah Rose Cavanagh
Reading Chronicle of Higher Education Advice Guide: How to Be a Better Online Teacher by Flower Darby
Reading Chronicle of Higher Education Advice Guide: How to Give Your Students Better Feedback with Technology by Holly Fiock and Heather Garcia
Reading Chronicle of Higher Education: Going Online in a Hurry: What to do and Where to Start by Michelle Miller
Reference Main Community of Inquiry (CoI) site
Template OLC Course Design Template
Template  OLC Schedule Template
Reference Zoom Tips and Tricks for Teachers Educating on Zoom
Rubric QLT Instrument
Reference University of Virginia College at Wise Online Education Handbook
Reference Portland Community College What Works Well for Online Teaching and Learning
How-To and Template College of Arts & Sciences Organizing Instructional Time for Summer Intensive Courses guide and template
Template College of Arts & Sciences Template for Organizing Instructional Time
Workshop Online Learning Consortium Institute: Workshops, Mastery Series, and Certificate Programs
Workshop Quality Matters Professional Development Schedule: Courses, Workshops, and Certificate Programs
Reference Columbia University Inclusive Teaching and Learning Online Principles
Reference Yale University Inclusive Teaching Strategies
Reference UVA's Inclusive Virtual Teaching
Reference UVA Acts Inclusive Teaching Toolkit: First Day of Class Checklist
Video Duke University Best Practices for Online Teaching YouTube playlist
Reference University of Michigan Online Teaching Guides
Reference Muhlenberg College Backwards Design Camp 
Reference Spring Hill College Online Course Design Guide: 3 Month Fast Track Plan
Reference Minnesota State University Moorhead: The Instructor's Guide to Course Development & Facilitation
Video Teach and Learning Team at UVA YouTube channel
Tool Rice University Course Workload Estimator and main How Much Should We Assign?  site
Video 10 Online Teaching Tips Beyond Zoom by Michael Wesch
Video Teaching with YouTube by WooTube2
Blog Dave Cromier's Online Learning in a Hurry blog
Video How to create a Poll in Zoom before a meeting video tutorial
Video How to create a Poll in Zoom when you are in a meeting video
Video How to use a Zoom Whiteboard for a collaborative activity
Policy University Statement regarding class recordings and the sharing of class recordings
Video Collab site with different videos on how to do things in Collab: Lessons, Tests & Quizzes, etc!
How-To Transitioning to Online Teaching in Collab Checklist Help article
How-To Tips for Teaching Online in Zoom Collab Help article
Video Zoom video of how to do Breakout Rooms
Reference Joinable COLLAB site with resource materials: OLC course materials, School policies, quality frameworks, etc...
Courses LinkedIn Learning (8,000+ courses) is available through Workday and Coursera for UVA (500+ courses) both have professional development courses in a range of topics.  Both of these providers are free to UVA faculty and staff and will require authentication through NetBadge.
How-To Clemson University Instructional Playbook with templates for teaching in Fall 2020
How-To Clemson Blended Course Implementation Checklist
How-To University of Washington 20 Tips for Teaching an Accessible Online Course
Video University of Washington 20 Tips for Instructors About Teaching an Accessible Online Course
Reference University of Washington DOIT: Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking and Technology 
Video Making Connections: Making Distance Learning Accessible to Everyone
Reference The Center for Universal Design in Education
Template Course Content Inventory: a template for mapping your face-to-face learning activities to what you will do online
Reference Provost site with "Resources for All Instructors and Guidance for In-Person Teaching" including scripts for what to say if there is non-compliance of safety measures
Reference UDL @ UVA 
Reference Instruction Resources for Academic Accessibility
Reference When to Caption: General Guidelines 
Reference Zoom: Accessibility Considerations & Best Practices
Reference Live Captioning/CART/Live Streaming / Integrating Captions with Other Tools
Reference Working with online Video Conferencing Tools