At O’Donnell Learn, we polled our team of LX design experts, who have years of experience supporting faculty as they move from on ground to online. Like most of our faculty partners, our designers are very focused on engaging learners to create a successful experience--within reason, as this is such a quick migration. Here are their suggestions.
To support instructors needing to make a quick transition to utilizing an online environment, we’re offering resources and recommendations that can be immediately put to use by instructors, to benefit both faculty and their students.
Whether your school routinely supports distance learning or is facing unexpected closures, we've assembled these resources and learning opportunities to help educators engage remote students through online learning.
This series is presented by the Apple Education Leadership and Learning teams. Each video is designed to help educators use the built-in features of their Apple products to enable remote learning for all students.
Blog post by Todd Zakrajsek, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and Kathryn Smith, International Teaching Learning Cooperative. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, numerous universities have suspended face-to-face classes, imposed temporary closures of campuses, and asked faculty members to convert face-to-face courses to an online format, all with very little time to prepare. Making this significant switch midsemester is difficult. We offer a few considerations that may make the end result smoother for both faculty and students.
Purpose: In the wake of COVID-19 pandemic, Distance Learing Student Services (DLSS) created this website to help coordinate and share the statewide efforts, practices and resources the higher educational institutions (both in Florida and beyond) are taking on at this time of uncertainty. This site is under ongoing updating as more information and resources are shared with the DLSS. Please visit the site frequently for the latest information.
Free eBook - This collection of excerpts from ISTE books contains strategies, tips and insights to help you navigate a landscape of online learning. The activities and tools were selected because they were designed for an online or home situation, or can be easily adapted for such environments. The ebook also includes material to support you in terms of well-being and self-discovery, through a lens of technology use.