The Center for Online Learning, Research and Service (COLRS) provides support in the areas of faculty development, instructional design, and pedagogical theory as it relates to the use and exploration of technologies to enhance online learning.
When you teach online, not only do students get a chance to learn in a different way, but faculty also experience the power of technology infused pedagogy within a virtual classroom.
What you will find in…
- Getting Started
This section provides you with the most basic pieces of information about how to start teaching in an online environment.
Interested in the research supporting online education and the development of an instructionally sound online course? This section provides links to many recent articles.
There are many technologies that you can use to deliver or enhance an online course. Supported technologies are listed and explained in this area.
- How To
This is where you will find detailed instructions for processes such as; How to Create a Podcast, How to Copy Blackboard Materials to a New Course, How to Narrate a PowerPoint Presentation, and many other relevant topics.
- Workshops & Trainings
From pedagogy to new technologies to troubleshooting, COLRS workshops, trainings, and other events can help. You’ll also find archived training materials for sessions you may have missed.
What are the most commonly asked questions about teaching online at UIS or teaching in a blended environment? Access this section to find out.