Building a Community of Learning
In times like these, the importance of working together becomes more apparent than ever. Uniting as one community to share critical resources and information is both a sign of solidarity, and a sign of our collective commitment to the good and wellbeing of all people — not just the ones in our own campus classrooms.
So as many colleges and universities move instruction online, SNHU would like to support their efforts in any way we can. We’ve compiled a list of resources and instructional tips that may be helpful, and invite our fellow schools to reach out to us if they feel the need as they navigate the process in the coming weeks.
Effective Online Teaching Strategies
- Basics of Teaching Online (PDF in partnership with K12 Inc.)
- Brain-Based Considerations for the Classroom (PDF)
- Building a Teaching Persona (PDF)
- Building an Online Course (PDF)
- Introduction to Announcements (Video)
- Personal, Instructional, and Intellectual Presence in Announcements (Video)
- Policies and Data (PDF in partnership with K12 Inc.)
- Practical Advice for Teachers of Online K-12 Students (PDF in partnership with K12 Inc.)
- Purpose of Announcements (Video)
- The Power of Your Presence (Video)
- Time Log Worksheet (PDF)
- Tools and Technology (PDF in partnership with K12 Inc.)
Engaging Online Learners
- Choosing Resources (PDF)
- Community of Learners (Video)
- Discussion Boards Applied (Video)
- Inviting Students to the Party: Fostering Educationally Valuable Discussions (PDF)
- Learning Process in Discussion Boards (PDF)
- Seven C's of Effective Online Communication (PDF)
- Significance of Discussions (Video)
- The ABC's of Discussion Board Responses (PDF)
- The Importance of Questions (PDF)
Providing Feedback for Online Learners
- A Synopsis of "The Power of Feedback" (PDF)
- Advice versus Feedback (PDF)
- Feedback Types and Delivery (PDF)
Supporting Diverse Online Learners
- Brain-Targeted Teaching Goodie Bag (PDF)
- Emotional Intelligence in the Online Learning Environment (PDF)
- How to Accommodate for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the Online Classroom (PDF)
- Supporting Students and Their Families (PDF in partnership with K12 Inc.)
- Supporting Students Toward Success (PDF)
- Uploading, Sharing, and Captioning YouTube Videos (Video)
Keep checking back for more content and resources in the coming days. We look forward to working with our fellow colleges and universities as we rise to new challenges together.
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