Online Teaching Resources
D2L Scavenger Hunt
This scavenger hunt is customizable to your course design. Students complete the scavenger hunt using the PowerPoint to guide them while completing the corresponding worksheet, which is then submitted to the drop box. Students are learning about the course, while familiarizing themselves with D2L.
Student Assessments and Tips- Are you ready for online? hybrid?
Blogging & Participatory Media
Evaluating your online course
Horton, W. (2001). Evaluating e-learning. ASTD. ASTD is the American Society for Training and development, so please note that the book was developed more for corporate training than higher education.
Horton Consulting offers some helpful tools:
Again, remember that these are more for corporate sector, but can be revised for educational use.
Merlot is probably the world's best-known repository for learning objects.
Rubrics for your Online Course
Understanding Rubrics by Heidi Goodrich Andrade
An excellent introduction to the creation of rubrics.
This is designed for K-12 instructors, but it gives you a good idea how to proceed creating your rubrics.
Assessing Online Resources
Susan Beck's famous article on assessment of Web pages
Susan Beck, at New Mexico State, has written one of the best-known online guides to student assessment of Web sites.
Rubric for the Evaluation of Web Sites
This is kind of interesting -- a rubric on assessment of Web sites. It was written by John Pilgrim in a K-12 environment, but could easily be adapted to university-level work.
Tutorial on Assessment of Web sites
This tutorial (which includes lots of examples) was placed online by the UC-Berkeley Library.
Evaluating Internet Sites
This simulation teaches a student how to evaluate the quality of an Internet site.
Classroom assessment techniques (CATs)
The Web Quest page at San Diego State University
This is the definitive Web quest page, in my view.