Carnegie Mellon University’s Best Practices include facilitating online collaboration and interaction and using online assessment tools to facilitate teaching and learning.
MERLOT – Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching
MERLOT is a free and open resource designed primarily for faculty and students of higher education. Links to online learning materials are collected here along with annotations such as peer reviews and assignments. You are welcome to browse the collection or search for materials. Members may add materials, comments and assignments to MERLOT. Membership is free.
Tips for Online Success
As the facilitator of an online course, it is important that you clearly communicate your expectations to your students. In your online course, you may want to include reference links to resources and tips for your students to use to help them be more successful online learners. Provided here are some simple tips for success provided by the Illinois Online Network that you should share with your students.
Plagiarism and Cheating
Online Resources for Faculty: Preventing Plagiarism
Although there is no way to totally prevent students from ever plagiarizing, professors can take measures that will definitely help reduce plagiarism cases. There are many online articles and web pages on how instructors should handle assignments to avoid plagiarism.
MS PowerPoint for Mac and PC
PowerPoint is an “easy-to-use” tool for creating professional presentations. You can work with diagrams, images, animations and text to create presentations. PowerPoint also allows you to collaborate with other people on the presentations and share them live or online.
Web Browsers – Get the latest web browser for your system