Additional Resources Available to Faculty and Instructors
There is a multitude of resources available online to support, inform, and enhance online and blended teaching. This short list includes some relevant to the practice of web-enhanced instruction here at UAB, including free access to Sloan-C workshops, links to professional organizations advancing the development of online learning, and higher education groups dedicated to the dissemination of online learning objects and artifacts.
"an institutional and professional leadership organization dedicated to integrating online education into the mainstream of higher education, helping institutions and individual educators improve the quality, scale, and breadth of online education. Membership in the Sloan Consortium provides knowledge, practice, community, and direction for educators"
"a nonprofit association whose mission is to advance higher education by promoting the intelligent use of information technology."
Educause Learning Initiative
"a community of higher education institutions and organizations committed to advancing learning through information technology (IT) innovation."
"a free and open online community of resources designed primarily for faculty, staff and students of higher education from around the world to share their learning materials and pedagogy."
Teaching, Learning, and Technology (TLT) Group
"a not-for-profit that helps college and university educators take advantage of changing technology so they can improve teaching and learning."
Online Readiness Assesment Guide