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Learn more tips to enhance your online teaching 

Since moving from the physical classroom to the online classroom has occurred, you may want to learn more about effective teaching practices for the online environment. Managing your online classroom is another facet to online teaching and learning.  The resources on this page focus on ways to improve and enhance your online teaching skills. 

Assessing Student Learning 

A rubric is a grading tool based on specific criteria for an objective, assignment or skill mastery. The criteria outlines the expectations or items assigned to that activity in the form of a matrix. Blackboard has a rubric tool which will directly link to the assignment, allowing you to grade within the module/assignment.

Select the linked title to open the Rubrics presentation. 

 

This page includes links to resources that provide a more in-depth explanation of using and creating rubrics. 

Select the linked title to launch the More About Rubrics page. 

Attendance 

Taking attendance is an important​ reporting function of the college, including hybrid courses

Select the linked title to view the Taking Attendance handout. 

 

Facilitating and Managing the Virtual Classroom

 

Classroom management is important in the online classroom too. Learn tips and tricks for facilitating and managing virtual classrooms. Edutopia's article on classroom management online, gives you some tips for your online classroom management. 

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Hopefully you won't encounter difficult students. This article offers tips for managing difficult student behavior in your online classroom. 

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Student Services has collected resources for classroom management. While they pertain to the face-to-face classroom, you may find some helpful hints for your online classroom. 

Select the linked title to access Classroom Management Resources. 

Communication is an important component of engagement. This links to a page with additional information and resources for communicating with students. 

Select the linked title to view the Communicating with Students Resources document. 

It's essential to give a humanizing touch to an online class. Humanizing means injecting your personality into the class. Here are examples and resources to help with making you a "real person" behind the computer. 

Select the linked title to view the Humanizing the Online Class information.

Faculty Presence 

Being present means being an active participant in your online course. This links to the Faculty Presence page, which includes tips and helpful hints for making your presence known. 

Select the linked title to access the Faculty Presence page. 

 

Grading Tools 

As you set up your hybrid course(s), you may have the need to set up  assignment drop box​es for submitting of documents for grading.  After submission of an assignment, you have access to a tool called Bb Annotate to mark up and comment on the document and return to the student.

Select the linked title to view the Using Blackboard Annotate to Grade Documents handout. 

 

Setting up the grade center is an important​ step in setting up your hybrid course(s)

Select the linked title to view the Setting up the Grade Center in Blackboard handout. 

Selecting and Developing Course Content 

 
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What works in the face-to-face setting, may not work in the online environment. There are considerations for selecting or developing content for your hybrid course. This video explains these considerations. 

Select the linked title to watch Content Considerations video. 

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What works in the face-to-face setting, may not work in the online environment. There are considerations for selecting or developing content for your hybrid course. This video explains these considerations. 

Select the linked title to watch Content Considerations video.