Brief Description: Fully online asynchronously.
Note: Instructors may offer optional synchronous sessions for review, Q&A, or group study, as a strategy to enable struggling or confused students to receive supplemental instruction and support.
Faculty Role & Experiences:
- Deliver course material asynchronously.
- No required synchronous sessions.
- No classroom scheduled.
Student Role & Experience
- Complete asynchronous activities as scheduled.
- No specific meeting times.
- Need access to internet and computer to complete class assignments and activities.
Planning and Set-Up Considerations:
- How will you deliver course content in a way that is engaging?
- How will you ensure that students read/view the course content material that you have required?
- How will you space assignments and course activities?
- How will you ascertain and respond if individuals are lost, disengaged, under-motivated, or in danger of dropping or failing the course?
- How will you assess student learning?
- Online ASYNC — One week out tips
- Accessibility FAQs
- Designing Effective Assignments
- MSU Design for Online Teaching Preparation Checklist
- ITDS Online and Hybrid Teaching
- Asynchronous Collaborative Online Learning
- ACUE’s Online Teaching Toolkit
- Arizona State University’s Design for Online Learning Toolkit
- Best Practices for Large Enrollment Online Courses — Arizona State University
- Umass/Amherst’s Academic Honesty in Remote Teaching
- POD’s Blended Learning Modalities Resources
- Penn State’s Resources for Asynchronous Teaching (slideshow; video-recording, sample syllabus.)
- How to Give Your Students Better Feedback with Technology. Holly Fiock and Heather Garcia, Chronicle of Higher Education. Nov 11. 2019.