RECORDED TRAININGSCourse Conversion by Brandy Jenner and Cathleen O'Neal"Couse Conversion Workshop" is a faculty training CELTT provided for instructors to transform their in-person courses to an online format. Viewable on Panopto for members of The University of Baltimore community.Synchronous Teaching by Greg Walsh"Sychronous Teaching" provides a brief overview of synchronous online teaching methods followed by an Ask Me Anything (a.k.a. "AMA) with Greg Walsh, professor in Science, Information, Arts, and Technologies. Viewable on Panopto for members of The University of Baltimore community.
The Faculty Hub is a resource for all faculty looking for answers about online learning and pedagogy. This Sakai site has sections on instructional design, educational technologies, pedagogy, best practices, accessibility, and so on. If you are prompted to join after clicking the link, Select "Yes, add me." Access the Faculty Hub from your favorites bar or the sites button in Sakai.
Promoting Online Excellence (POE) is the online course design and teaching certification program at UBalt. The program consists of three main modules: course design, student engagement, and assessment. Participants will complete each module through a hybrid model, with both asynchronous and synchronous activities. The program is slated to launch in Fall 2020.
University of Baltimore Teaching ResourcesFaculty Resources provided by the Provost office include information about the faculty senate, as well as links to the Faculty Handbook, UBalt policies and University System of Maryland policies.The Robert L. Bogomolny Library houses a sizable collection of books on teaching learning. Check out the full list.The Syllabus Template, Syllabus Addendum and Syllabus Repository can be found on SharePoint. The Repository contains syllabi organized by college/school and term.Resources on Pedagogical ExcellenceUniversal Design is a framework for teaching and learning. This site provides guidance on how to apply the framework.This Writing Learning Outcomes Worksheet guides users through the process of writing learning outcomes.Assessing Online Facilitation Instrument can be used as a self-assessment of your facilitation in an online course. Review it before your course begins to keep important managerial, social, pedagogical, and technical tasks in mind.The Professional and Organizational Development (POD) Network has published a series of eight succinct Essays on Teaching Excellence.The Teaching Professor blog features entries on topics such as the scholarship of teaching and learning, classroom policies, active learning, assignment strategies, assessment, and student performance.Online TeachingThe Online Course Mapping Guide takes users through an interactive process of course mapping from start to finish.Eberly Center’s Using Group Projects Effectively provides best practices on online group work, including design, group composition, facilitation, and assessment.This Effective Education Videos guide from Vanderbilt shares important considerations and tips for videos in online courses.Teaching Online Pedagogical Repository contains numerous resources for best practices in online teaching and learning.
Equity and AccessibilityThese National Center on Disability and Access to Education cheat sheets provide handy how-to guides for creating accessible content in Microsoft Office and Adobe products. Also included are guides for creating accessible web content.