Reading Groups

Small Teaching Online Book Cover

Meets weekly three times this summer on Wednesdays (6/10, 6/17, & 6/24) from 12-1.

This book offers small teaching strategies that will positively impact the online classroom and outlines practical and feasible applications of theoretical principles to help your online students learn. It includes current best practices around educational technologies, strategies to build community and collaboration, and minor changes you can make in your online teaching practice, small but impactful adjustments that result in significant learning gains.

We will provide the book for the first 35 registrants.

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This book group will meet weekly three times this summer on Thursdays (6/25, 7/2, & 7/9) from 12-1.

With more and more classes being offered online, this book provides a valuable resource for taking your course to the next level.

  • Understand the technology used in online teaching
  • Learn specialized pedagogical tips and practices
  • Examine new research on cognition and learning
  • Adopt a clear framework of instructional strategies.

We will provide the book for the first 30 registrants.

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Online Teaching Survival Guide Book Cover

Further Reading

We also recommend any of the following books, each of which is freely accessible to WFU faculty at the links below.

Comprehensive Guides to Online Teaching

Summary of Empirical Research and Evidence-Informed Strategies

Step by Step Guide to Designing an Online Course from Start to Finish

Theoretical Discussion of When (and How) to Use Technology (in any course)

Guide to Blended Course Design (i.e., some face to face, some online)

Student Experiences with Online Learning

Reflections on and Critiques of Online Education, Educational Technology, and Digital Pedagogy