Effective Online Teaching at SNHU - Top Ten Tools and Tips

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  • 1. Effective Online Teaching at Southern New Hampshire University “Top 10” Tips and Tools ADJ-101 Module 5 Assignment Jessica Damsen - Adjunct Online Professor Candidate, August 2013 [3 versions: Quicktime Movie, Non-narrated Powerpoint or PDF (w/Notes)]
  • 2. 1. Incorporate Professional Skills • Contribute your professional skills and resources to the existing course content to engage and inform. • Introduce updated, topical issues to creative discussions. Keep your core competencies up-to- date, be leading-edge.
  • 3. 2. Be a Great 2-Way Communicator • Use all communication interfaces to reach every unique student. • Be flexible and professional when handling diverse motives, backgrounds, communication styles and technical abilities.
  • 4. 3. Commit to Daily Interaction • Orchestrate robust engagement by using all Blackboard interfaces and communication tools. • Go beyond SNHU digital interfaces with phone calls, hangouts, chat, IM and more. Read the NEA “Guide to Teaching Online Courses” About the Role of Interactive Leadership In Distance Teaching
  • 5. 4. Master Tech Interfaces & Tools • Use tutorials and professional development provided by SNHU for faculty tech training. • Direct students to tutorials and learning resources offered by SNHU specifically for them.Visit the SNHU Orientation Page at my.snhu.edu
  • 6. 5. Share Tools for Student Success • Track progress and instill feedback habits and mechanisms that help measure results. • Use Blackboard to harvest, leverage and share successful techniques and outcomes. • Respond, monitor, assess, repeat. Find SNHU Blackboard Tutorials and Student Support Services at my.snhu.edu
  • 7. 6. Use Tools for Faculty Success • CE2 material, ADJ-101 training and Blackboard are just the beginning. • Be fluent with other tools at My.SNHU.edu Faculty Support Services and the Adjunct Faculty Portal such as checklists, forms, videos, calendars, links, announcements, more.
  • 8. 7. Virtual Presence Matters • Professional and academic contributions matter, but the constant presence of an empathetic mentor is also important. • The quality and quantity of professor interactions can inspire, not just inform and engage.
  • 9. 8. Know and Support Each Student • Constant interaction in discussions is not enough. Know each student and tailor your feedback for their unique conditions. • Track individual situations and provide unique consideration.
  • 10. 9. Guarantee Policy Compliance • Ensure fairness and academic rigor by complying with policies designated in the Adjunct Faculty Handbook. • Understand legal responsibilities and protect the safety of students, faculty, staff and the University. Refer to The Adjunct Faculty Handbook 2012 Visit the Directory of Offices at my.snhu.edu
  • 11. 10. Let the students inspire YOU • Striving to connect with students on an individual basis creates opportunities for professors to encounter new perspectives on the future of their work. • Encourage students to share thoughts and resources - they are joining us soon!
  • 12. References and Links Adjunct Professor Resources: MySNHU.edu Portal https://my.snhu.edu/Offices/COCE/Pages/default.aspx SNHU COCE Adjunct Faculty Handbook 2012 http://snhumedia.org/COCE_Academic_Policies/COCE_Adjunct_Faculty_Handbook.pdf National Education Association “Guide to Online Teaching” http://www.nea.org/assets/docs/onlineteachguide.pdf Student/Staff Resources: Main Orientation Page https://my.snhu.edu/Committees/COCEOrientation/default.aspx Academic Advising https://my.snhu.edu/Offices/COCE/Advising/Pages/default.aspx Blackboard Tutorials https://my.snhu.edu/Committees/COCEOrientation/Shared%20Documents/BlackBoard9.aspx? PageView=Shared All images featured in this presentation are from SNHU public sources or are permission of Jessica Damsen