Home » Teach Online » Teaching Online ResourcesTeaching Online ResourcesHere you will find many of the best practices compiled by the Center for Distributed Learning to help you link into new ideas about teaching online. The resources represent a compilation of those activities and techniques to help instructors plan their online and mixed mode courses.Need to see if your idea will work? Check out the Teaching Online Pedagogical Repository (TOPR) for real world strategies.Connect with Your Instructional DesignerYour Instructional Designer can offer guidance as you design, develop, and deliver your online and mixed-mode courses. Connect with your allocated Instructional Designer to learn more!A Short Guide to DIY Videos A video recording is a great solution for introducing new topics or covering material that students miss due to unforeseen circumstances. The information on this page walks you through each step of the production process.Additional UCF Faculty Resources Internal Resources/Services Besides the Center for Distributed Learning, there are several other departments on campus offering support for online courses at UCF. Below are a few departments highlighted for their online resources. The UCF Library The UCF Library offers many services to faculty teaching online. Online journals, image databases, and film libraries are just naming …Continue reading "Additional UCF Faculty Resources"Instructional Designer Lookup Tool If you have successfully completed IDL6543, DLI7836, OFRA, Teaching with Lecture Capture (TLC), or Essentials of Online Teaching (with a quality designation), then you have the benefit of being paired with an experienced Instructional Designer. You are the expert in your discipline; we are experts in designing quality online learning experiences. Instructional Designers offer guidance as …Continue reading "Instructional Designer Lookup Tool"Let’s Talk About… A Web Video Series Welcome to Let’s Talk About… a new web video series for faculty using Webcourses@UCF in their teaching. Each topical episode in this series offers instructors effective design and teaching practices infused with technology tips along with follow-up resources for making the most of the Webcourses@UCF learning management system. Whether you want to improve your syllabus, …Continue reading "Let’s Talk About… A Web Video Series"Objective Builder Tool About the Objective Builder Objective Builder is a tool for faculty to create measurable learning objectives from three different learning domains. Features include: An example objective Links to theoretical learning domain research Step-by-step process Built-in explanations of educational terminology Easy to create multiple objectives in one sitting This tool was designed and created in a …Continue reading "Objective Builder Tool"The Teaching Online Podcast (TOPcast) Past Episodes Become an Insider The Teaching Online Podcast (TOPcast), hosted by Dr. Thomas Cavanagh and Dr. Kelvin Thompson, is a monthly podcast for online and blended learning professionals conducted over a shared cup of coffee. Share with the hosts your thoughts on past episodes or ideas for new episodes via email (email@example.com), or join …Continue reading "The Teaching Online Podcast (TOPcast)"Tips for Faculty, from Faculty Have you ever experienced course envy? You see other professor’s courses and wish that you knew all their secrets. Never experience course envy again! The Center for Distributed Learning will be releasing ‘Tips for Faculty, from Faculty.’ Check back regularly for a new video from one of UCF’s great faculty members. Topics will range from …Continue reading "Tips for Faculty, from Faculty"UCF Financial Aid Requirement UCF must comply with the Federal Student Financial Aid regulation that states that in order to receive federal aid, students must be actively academically engaged (according to a federal definition) in each course in which they are enrolled. Timeline for Verifying Academic Engagement For the first disbursement of financial aid, we are required to gather …Continue reading "UCF Financial Aid Requirement"