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Teaching Online

Why Teaching Online?

Course Design

Faculty Reflections

Online Teaching Practices

Fair Use and Copyright for Online Education

Online Accessibility

  • 20 Tips for Teaching an Accessible Online Course. Practical guidelines to consider accessibility issues in online courses.
  • Making Your Course Accessible in LMS. This online self-paced workshop will explore what is the legal framework for accessibility in education, why do we need to address accessibility issues proactively in your course, and how to create ADA-compliant courses in LMS. Please fill the registration form and you will be added to the workshop.
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Online Learning Consortium

Online Learning Consortium (OCL) is one of the leading professional organizations in digital learning, with resources in online teaching research, methodologies and programs to empower educators. With OLC institutional membership, our Villanova faculty and staff(register your free account at OLC website and link your organization to our university) have access to their Quality Scorecard Suite(diverse evaluation tools for online programs, blended programs, instructional practice, course design, etc.), discounted pricing on conferences and workshops, free webinars, peer networking, and research studies.

One of its scorecards, the OSCQR course design rubric is especially designed to help faculty to evaluate the online course design as compared to best practices. Online courses will be reviewed from six areas including Overview and Information, Technology and Tools, Design and Layout, Content and Activities, Interaction, and Assessment and Feedback. You may also refer to for explicit introductions to all rubrics within each area.


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