Effective Online and Hybrid Teaching: Best Practices

Spring 2010, January 6, 2010
  • Presence in the Classroom
  •  Timely and Effective Communication
  • Course Management Strategies

Wimba Recorded Session 1:18:06 length

To view the recorded session:

  • Access Blackboard
  • Select MyOrgs tab at the top of the page
  • Select organization title “ Faculty Resource Center”
  • Select “Wimba Meeting Room”
  • To play the archived session select line item “eLearning Service / LTU Online "Start of Semester" - 01/06/2010 19:01
  • Select “Enter Archive” located in left corner of the Blackboard Wimba screen

Meeting Summary

A panel of faculty Matt Cole, Stacey DeLoose, Lisa Sacino, Lisa Eshbach, and Kimberly Lapinski shared best practices for managing course content and teaching online.

  • Provide a syllabus with detailed information presenting course objectives, assignments, guidance for success, and how you will be facilitating the course
  • Managing and grading Discussion Forum’s
  • Use of blogs to manage student participation and communication
  • Provide weekly announcements
  • Managing your time for course management and teaching online
  • Being present in an online classroom
  • Module 0 (zero) – Introduce course expectation
  •  Course Design Planning


Meeting Slides 

To view the slides presented during the meeting without watching the archived presentation, you may click here.  


Material Referenced During the Meeting

  • eLearning Services / LTU Online syllabus template (coming soon)
  • Module 0 Sample (PowerPoint)
  • Course Development Template (.DOC)
  • Discussion Forum Rubric
  • Discussion Forum Subscribe option
  • LTU Online Blackboard Course Template
  • Pronto
  • Gmail Chat
  • Grade Center