Note: Online/blended learning pedagogical practices are organized into three categories: Course Content, Interaction, and Assessment. A selection of entries in each category appears below.
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- Create Modules to Organize and Present Content and Learning Activities
- Create Accessible Narrated PowerPoint for Content Delivery Online
- Use Advance Organizers to present a course/module framework
- Use a Course Orientation Module or Getting Started Module as an orientation to your online course
- Use images with the considerations of accessibility and copyright to illustrate online course content
- Use Screencasts to provide students tutorials or to explain harder to grasp concepts
- Use Scavenger Hunts to orient students and help them make connections between course materials and their daily lives
- Use videos to illustrate complicated conceptual knowledge
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- Use Discussion Prompts to facilitate discussions
- Implement Tuning Protocol to Improve Online Discussion Peer Replies and Assignment Quality
- Engage adult learners with course-long role play
- Keep students engaged/successful with Intervention messages
- Use Social Networking tools to share with students brief supplemental content links and status updates related to course work
- Send a Welcome Message to students before the class begins
- Provide formative feedback for student success in interactive assessments
- Use GIST Statements to Summarize Content
- Use Group Evaluation to assess group work
- Use minute paper to evaluate student participation
- Use Rubrics to evaluate students’ online discussions
- Use Syllabus Quiz to familiarize students with course policies and expectations