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Hello all

Many of us have been working together to provide one location to find the latest information regarding online teaching tools. Information and resources are rapidly changing, please check back here often for the latest information and resources.  By leveraging all of tools we have and working as team we can get through this together!

You will have two primary methods in which you can continue to deliver courses: 1) "Live" delivery via tools such as  Webex, Google, Zoom and Go To Meeting also called synchronous and 2) Recorded delivery via screen recording and MyMethodist called asynchronous.

In the modules to the left you will find a number of resources to help you navigate this challenging landscape.  These resources include video training on the tools as well as written step by step guides to help you through.  We will continue to update these resources as quickly as we can.

I have also included a sample structure of a one week module from ACUE (Association of College and University Educators) that helps to breakup long lectures into smaller chunks.  This may help in planning your online sessions.

I would encourage all of you to take this opportunity to explore both of these options.  My guess is that it will be a mixture of the two approaches that will provide the best experience for both you and your students.  I also expect that we are all going to learn a lot about new teaching tools and approaches in a very short amount of time.  Take some time to enjoy and learn through the new experiences.

Feel free to contact me via cell phone at 402-906-9464.


Mark and the extended CREATE team



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To begin access these various resources, click on one of the images or titles below. You will also find links to the various areas of this site on the left, which you can access at any time. On the right, there are helpful announcements, links to RSS Feeds, as well as accomplishments in teaching and learning that we are highlighting. Let the adventure begin!

Overview: This section provides an overview of the work that the Faculty Development Committee and the Center for Research, Education, And Teaching Excellence (CREATE!) does. Here, you will also find contact information for faculty and staff.

Learning Modules & Opportunities: We offer a host of opportunities to help support you in your teaching and learning endeavors. Here you will find eLearning modules that you access online, video recordings of events that we have hosted, information about Faculty Interest Groups (FIGs) that you can join, and much more!

Evidence-Based Course Development Resources: Evidence-based approaches are becoming important in a number of disciplines and education is no exception. We are continuing to work on a set of evidence-based guidelines, assessments, and course development processes to help you. Visit this part of the site to access these resources.

Resources to Support Teaching & Learning: Articles, blogs, conferences...there are so many different resources that can help you to continually improve as an educator. We are continually gathering and distilling these kinds of resources and have compiled some of them into different categories for you on this part of the site.

Funding Opportunities: Are you wanting to attend an upcoming conference related to teaching and learning? Do you have an idea for a project in which you would like to explore how to improve the quality of teaching and learning? If so, we may have the money to help support you! Visit this part of the site to learn more.

Recognition & Awards: There are a number of opportunities to nominate and apply for awards at our college as well as nationally. Here, you will find information on some of these awards in addition to resources to support you in the quest for recognition of excellence.

Scholarship & AiR Support: This part of the site contains resources to support you in your scholarship and Advancement-in-Rank (AiR) endeavors. Everything from presentation opportunities to mentors to ePortfolios. Click here to learn more!

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