Faculty & Student Resources
The resources found on these pages are designed to help faculty and students identify resources for teaching and learning both in the Instructional Resource Center and in digital environments, as well as navigate the world of fair use and other copyright issues related to digital resources in academic and other settings. Explore these resources by clicking on an area of interest in the sidebar under Faculty & Student Resources.
TEACHING RESOURCES FOR HYBRID LEARNING
Best Practices for Online/Hybrid Teaching
- Faculty Focus is a publication that offers some very good articles about best practices in online education. You will have to create a free account to download these reports/articles.
Creating Effective Discussions Online
- Blackboard’s page related to asking effective discussion questions in online learning
- Page by Cornell Center for Teaching Excellence related to strong online discussion boards
- The Faculty Focus article Synchronous and Asynchronous Learning Tools: 15 Strategies for Engaging Online Students Using Real-time Chat, Threaded Discussions and Blogs offers some solid suggestions for improving online discussions, as well as introducing ideas for using some synchronous tools. (A free account must be created to access this report.)
- Our reference librarian emerita, Paula Skreslet, has compiled a selection of links related to reliable sources for the study of religion, Bible, church history, missiology and practical theology.