Technology Web-Based Resources

Online Teaching Resources
Online teaching resources found here encompass a variety of web-based content for further study.

Bare-Bones Guide to HTML

Center for Democracy and Technology's Privacy Quiz
 Do you know your privacy rights?

Comparing online educational delivery applications

Educause Quarterly houses articles on myriad topics related to technology use and management in higher education.

"Student Distress in Web-Based Distance Education"  a two-page summary of a study conducted at Indiana University.

"On Implementing Web-based Electronic Portfolios"  discusses how a "webfolio" program can help instructors improve the quality of teaching and learning.  The article includes a checklist of critical factors for successful implementation and a bibliography for further reading.

Electronic Privacy Information Center

Honolulu Community College's Faculty Development site offers resources for online instruction such as "17 Elements of Good Online Courses."  It also provides links to general online help and information, community college distance education consortium, and links to discipline related sites.

Instructional Technology Council's Distance Education Links and Resources

Journal of Asynchronous Learning Networks and the Asynchronous Learning Networks Magazine publish research and articles on a variety of topics related to online teaching and learning.

"Just Because It's Online Doesn't Mean It's Learner-Centered!" An article from Eisenhower National Clearinghouse enc Focus: A Magazine for Classroom Innovators by Ann-Claire Anderson, senior associate at CORD, a national nonprofit organization focusing on educational reform -

Online video tutorial on using Camtasia

"Speaking in Voices: Effective Techniques for Keeping Web Discussions Running Smoothly" by Sarah Haavind, Concord Consortium, discusses helpful techniques for effective facilitation of online, discussion-based courses. as does her article, "Why Don't Face-to-Face Teaching Strategies Work in the Virtual Classroom?"

Teaching Excellence in Distance Education includes links related to effective technology use, course development and  implementation strategies.

The Technology Source,, is a peer reviewed, bimonthly periodical published by the Michigan Virtual University. The Technology Source's goal is to provide thoughtful, illuminating articles that will assist educators as they face the challenges of integrating information technology tools into teaching.

University of Wisconsin's Distance Education Clearinghouse includes definitions, policy, research, strategies, online universities, etc.

"Web-Based Training and Constructivism in Brief:  Fast Facts for Policy and Practice (No. 2)" by Michael Wonacott, explores whether online instruction can successfully use constructivist strategies such as self-directed inquiry, collaborative learning, and active learning.

World Lecture Hall is a site maintained by the University of Texas at Austin that publishes links to pages created by faculty worldwide who are using the Web to deliver course materials in any language:

Classroom Technology Resources

Educause Quarterly— houses articles on myriad topics related to technology use and management in higher education.  

Reviews of professional development materials that assist technology teachers in integrating technology education with other learning areas—Curriculum Corporation:

The Teaching Learning and Technology (TLT) Group Resources At-a-Glance provides an index of their articles, case studies, workshops, keynote addresses, etc aimed at helping institutions keep up with changing technology and improve teaching and learning through the use of technology.

Virginia Community College System's instructional technology links offer assistance to faculty for their curriculum and professional development efforts—

"On Implementing Web-based Electronic Portfolios" discusses how a "webfolio" program can help instructors improve the quality of teaching and learning. The article includes a checklist of critical factors for successful implementation and a bibliography for further reading.

"Teamwork, Teaching, and Technology Meet in the Classroom" by Sandra Poindexter, Choton Basu, and Steve Kurncz By instituting a mandatory laptop policy that standardized teaching tools (laptop, software, Internet access) for all full-time students and faculty, Northern Michigan University was able to change their dominant instructional paradigm. They moved from a traditional 80% lecture/20% interactive to a 20/80 model. The article provides implementation strategies and lessons learned for those who might want to replicate their model.

Five Criteria for Evaluating Web Pages:

Thinking Critically about World Wide Web Resources:

University at Albany Libraries:

"Using Materials from the Internet: What Are the Rules?"

Web Teacher—a self-paced Internet tutorial that puts both basic and in-depth information about the World Wide Web at your fingertips:

Cheating—“22 Ways to Handle Technology Enhanced Cheating” from the State University of New York’s Teaching, Learning and Technology Center:

Stephen Ehrmann's article "Technology Changes Quickly, But Education Changes Slowly"
examines the problems educational institutions encounter when they attempt to use technology to improve educational outcomes.   A two-page article, "Improving the Outcomes of Higher Education: Learning from Past Mistakes," summarizes his points from the longer article.

"Front Page 2000 Tutorial, from Florida Gulf Coast University"

"Jan's Illustrated Computer Literacy 101" shows how to work with a word processor and then with MS Word. Other computer basics include working with spreadsheets
and working with the web

"PowerPoint in the Classroom"


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