Please note that external tools and resources may have limited support by Waubonsee.
Articles, Blogs, and Sites
- OER and Open Access Matter More than Ever
- ICCB Coronavirus Resources
- Please review the Going Online in a Hurry article in the Chronicle. It has several excellent resources linked from it.
- Although the majority of our students likely have access to a computer and the internet, there are many who do not. The following article is written for K-12 teachers, but there are comments appropriate for Waubonsee faculty.
- See the advice from Tony Bates for those who are about to teach online because of the coronavirus.
- There is an article from Inside Higher Ed about teaching online temporarily.
- The Science Education Resource Center (SERC) has Resources about making a quick transition to teaching online. This includes many ideas and pedagogies are applicable to any discipline.
- The IRW Network has a blog on taking CoReqs online.
- The Association for Career and Technical Education maintains a list of Distance Learning Resources specifically for CTE teachers.
- Smithsonian Open Access provides free access to nearly three million digital items.
- Adjusting your study habits during COVID - University of Michigan
- The Chronicle of Higher Education has 10 Tips to Support Students in a Stressful Shift to Online Learning
- Bored Teachers has 12 Genius Hacks for adapting to virtual teaching
- Teaching Remotely During Disruption
- Open in a Time of Crisis
- Adobe Creative Cloud is available for all Full-time faculty.
- For faculty that are part of the Canvas trial during the Spring 2020 semester, remember that there is built in video-conferencing in Canvas. Lakeland has an excellent information on this feature.
- Mediasite may be used to record lectures and stream to students.
- Loom Pro is now free for students and teachers. Loom has been used by faculty to easily create and share video with online students.
- Amazing Educational Resources maintains a list of companies offering free educational software.
- University Business maintains a list of 21 free higher ed resources during coronavirus pandemic.
- Edscoop has a list of Edtech companies offering free tools
Tutorials and Webinars
- The ACUE Online Toolkit is available to everyone (even non-ACUE course takers).
- The University of Illinois Springfield is offering free online teaching resources and tutorials through ION.
- Almy Education has a free webinar on moving math and science courses online.
- ICSPS has made available their webinar on Universal Design for Learning.
- Best Practices for Postsecondary Faculty Transitioning to Remote Learning