Online Viewing Resources
National Distance Learning Week
November 7-11, 2016
Each fall, the United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA) hosts National Distance Learning Week. This event features a week of free, open webinars relevant to online and distance learning. See USDLA’s website for more information.
Best Practices for Designing and Assessing Online Discussion Questions
Online discussion can provide students with the opportunity to express ideas, apply course concepts to real-world situations, interact with classmates and faculty, and reflect on attitudes or values. This presentation provides strategies for encouraging critical thinking, fostering active and meaningful discussion, communicating clear expectations, creating rubrics, and more.