Online Teaching Resources

The Center for Distance Education is tasked with the growth and maintenance of online programs at Mississippi State. One component of that upkeep is to be sure that MSU faculty are informed of quality standards and best practices in teaching online. The training sessions below are crafted by online course experts at the Center for faculty with a range of pedagogical questions to assist both beginning and veteran online faculty.

Upcoming Training Sessions

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Date Time Title
01-Dec-2021 9:00 am Writing Your Syllabus
07-Dec-2021 10:00 am Leveraging Online Learner Motivation
09-Dec-2021 2:00 pm Avoiding Learner Fatigue

Date Time Title
18-January-2022 2:00 pm Creating Standout Videos
20-January-2022 10:00 am Active Learning in Your Online Course
24-January-2022 1:00 pm Interactive Learning Tools
26-January-2022 9:00 am Assessments: Alternatives to Tests

Date Time Title
01-February-2022 10:00 am Basic Accessibility in Your Online Course
03-February-2022 3:00 pm UDOIT: Accessibility Checker
07-February-2022 10:00 am Creating Effective Rubrics - The Basics
09-February-2022 1:00 pm Canvas New Quizzes
17-February-2022 9:00 am Creating Video Quizzes
23-February-2022 10:00 am Basic Accessibility in Your Online Course

Date Time Title
01-March-2022 10:00 am Facilitating Effective Groupwork
10-March-2022 9:00 am Gamifying Your Course
21-March-2022 10:00 am Writing Your Syllabus

Online Teaching Resources Videos and Guides