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Online Course Development Resources

UNCG offers instructors many possibilities in the design and organization of their courses. Connect with an Instructional Technologist to discuss ideas to build more robust and creative courses. Instructors are also encouraged to use the following tools:

  • Academic Instructional Technology Consultant (ITC) consultations: contact your departmental Academic ITC for a face-to-face or virtual consultation for assistance integrating learning technology into your curriculum.
  • Accessibility.uncg.edu: UNCG’s online hub for web accessibility support services and educational resources for faculty, staff, and students.
  • Canvas Learning Management System (LMS) Training: a self-paced module designed to help teachers learn how to use Canvas effectively in brick-and-mortar classrooms and online learning environments.
  • Copyright.uncg.edu: This website is designed as a copyright resource for UNCG faculty members concerned with copyright issues surrounding both teaching and research.
  • Liaison Librarians: contact your library liaison for assistance locating ebooks, articles, and/or streaming media to enhance your online class. Liaisons can also provide synchronous or asynchronous online information literacy instruction to undergraduate or graduate courses.
  • Moving to Alternative Instructional Formats: This UNC System document is intended to support the use of technology to continue face-to-face classes during times when students and faculty cannot physically meet.
  • Online Learning Level 1: an 8-week online course that guides teachers on how to start and complete the online course design process.
  • Peer Assistance Instructor Groups. Google Chat groups for each unit to bring together those with questions and those with corresponding talents and solutions. Think of it as a virtual water cooler where great ideas can be shared.
  • Ready to Teach (RTT): an instructional suite of modules designed to help you navigate the stages of online course development and teaching.
  • STEM Resources. A resource page for STEM faculty including links to virtual labs and interactive simulations.
  • UDOIT user guide: UDOIT scans your Canvas course, generates a report of accessibility issues that could impede your students’ ability to learn, and provides resources for addressing these issues.
  • The University Speaking Center: Newly curated web page for UNCG faculty teaching Speaking Intensive courses in the fall.  Features content ready for teaching oral communication competencies online, additional support includes scheduling peer tutoring sessions, development and facilitation of live workshops, micro-learning videos and/or modules for integration into your Canvas site regardless of how the course will be delivered.
  • UNC Online Proctoring Network. Enhancing the academic integrity of online courses by providing UNCG students with an online proctoring alternative. Follow these guidelines on how to use the UNC Proctoring Network, and update your syllabus with information on proctoring policies and procedures.