Best Practices for Teaching Online can be deployed to enhance teaching and learning.
The Faculty ToolKit for Online Instruction contains a brief introduction to various tools and strategies for developing and teaching online courses. Each tool includes:
Distance learning students have access to library resources via computer and mail, therefore, faculty can utilize eReserves and electronic resources. Visit the WVU Library website at https://lib.wvu.edu/services/distance/.
At WVU, you have a number of user names and passwords to access a variety of services on campus.
The Quality Matters program is a faculty-centered, peer review process to certify the quality of online courses and online components. QM is a leader in quality assurance for online education and has received national recognition.
iDesign provides information and handouts on various instructional strategies and technology tools.
The Service Desk Desk provides faculty and students with technical support for technology issues.
WVU offers various software resources for students, faculty and staff.
The Student Evaluation of Instruction (eSEI/SEI) allows faculty to develop a custom form to measure student satisfaction and solicit feedback in regard to the quality of instruction.
Your user name is displayed within your STAR account. Newly admitted students are mailed their user name after they pay their tuition deposit.
Workshops available through OIT Technical Support and iDesign include regularly scheduled workshops on information technology, best practices, instructional design, etc. There are a number of tutorials and online workshops being offered as well. Workshop handouts are now available on the web.