Online Instructor Resources

Professional Development
See our 2017-2018 professional development calendar for a complete list of workshops.

Faculty Strategies for Online Student Success

Face-to-face workshop
Open to: All UNLV faculty & instructors
Date: September 29, 2017
Time: 11 am-12 noon
Location: MAB 101
Please RSVP by September 28

Increasing Student Interaction and Engagement in Online Classes

Face-to-face workshop
Open to: All UNLV faculty & instructors
Date: February 9, 2018
Time: 11 am-12 noon
Location: MAB 101
Please RSVP by February 8

Online Lessons Learned Lunch

Face-to-face group discussion
Open to: UNLV online instructors
Date: March 9, 2018
Time: 12 noon- 1:30 pm
Location: MAB 101
Please RSVP no later than March 6

Teaching Efficiently Online

Asynchronous online workshop
Open to: New online instructors, plus others by request
Dates: May 14-June 8, 2018
Location: Online
Please RSVP by May 13

 

Tip sheets and more

Tips for Effective Online Teaching

One page handout with tips instructors can implement immediately in their online classes.

Online Teaching Competencies and the Community of Inquiry (COI) Model

Faculty who teach successful online or hybrid classes have: teaching presence, cognitive presence, and social presence. Faculty accomplish these three presences via the competencies listed in this handout.

 

Articles

Critical Inquiry in a Text-Based Environment: Computer Conferencing in Higher Education
Garrison, D. R., Anderson, T., and Archer, W. (2000)

Best Practices for Online Business Education
Grandzol, J. R., and Grandzol, C. J. (2006)

How do online course design features influence student performance?
Jaggars, S. and Xu, D. (2016)

Creating an Effective Online Instructor Presence
Jaggars, S., Edgecombe, N., and West Stacey, G. (2013)

Links

Community of Inquiry (CoI) Model

 

Online Student Resources

UNLV instructors are welcome to share our Learn Online resources with their students.

Online Student Student Essentials 

  • Check list for first time online students

  • Check list for all online tudents

Tips for Success Online

Online Student Tools & Tutorials

Helpful Links

View all of our Resources for Online Students