FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
New Online Teaching Practices Added to Open Repository
Orlando, Florida, US – November 18, 2019 – The editors of the Teaching Online Pedagogical Repository (TOPR) are pleased to announce the new entries accepted for publication from the April 2019 TOPR “Mini-Call” for Submissions. Entries were received from faculty and designers in multiple disciplines from various institutions. The ten selected entries represent a diversity of approaches to designing online content, engagement activities, and assessments of learning.
TOPR is an open platform for online/blended faculty and instructional designers to connect, find inspiration, and collaboratively contribute innovative online teaching strategies. Each TOPR entry is licensed for remixing under a Creative Commons license to maximize adoption and adaptations. TOPR is open to the world at: http://topr.online.ucf.edu.
The selected entries published as a result of the Spring 2019 mini-call for submissions appear below:
- USING “START, STOP, AND CONTINUE” TO GATHER STUDENT FEEDBACK TO IMPROVE INSTRUCTION by Angela Danley (University of Central Missouri)
- STRENGTHEN PEER REVIEW BY PROMOTING THE LENS OF DESIGN by Lorna Gonzalez (Channel Islands, California State University) and John Gonzalez (Teacher, Oxnard Union High School District)
- CREATE STRUCTURED DISCUSSION PROMPT TO REDUCE AMBIGUITY, REINFORCE PURPOSE, AND PROMOTE DISCOURSE by Steve Covello (Granite State College)
- SCAFFOLD ONLINE DISCUSSION THROUGH ‘STEERING’ by Janine Delahunty (University of Wollongong), Irina Verenikina (University of Wollongong), and Pauline Jones (University of Wollongong)
- UTILIZING ACTIVE LEARNING TECHNIQUES TO PROMOTE APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE by Adam Wells (University of Central Florida)
- BUILDING AN EPORTFOLIO TO SHOWCASE MASTERY OF 21ST CENTURY SKILLS by Roberta (Robin) Sullivan (University at Buffalo, SUNY) and Cherie Van Putten (Binghamton University)
- ASK STUDENTS TO LEAD THE ONLINE DISCUSSION by Shamika Mitchell (Rockland Community College, SUNY)
- USING STANDARDS-BASED RUBRICS TO FACILITATE ONLINE PEER ASSESSMENT, RESPONSE, AND REFLECTION by Jackie Dipzinski (College at Brockport, SUNY)
- USING A GUIDED APPROACH TO SUPPORT CRITICAL THINKING IN ONLINE DISCUSSIONS, new artifact added by Ernest Nkansah-Dwamena (Open Academy, SUNY)
- CREATE A CASE METHOD GROUP ACTIVITY TO ENGAGE STUDENTS IN CRITICAL THINKING, new artifact added by Revathi Viswanathan (Consultant and Trainer)
Dr. Aimee deNoyelles, Managing Editor
Ms. Alyssa Albrecht, Ms. Sue Bauer, and Dr. Shelly Wyatt, Editors
University of Central Florida
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