Support for Teaching Online
The goal of this page is to connect instructors with resources and strategies to assist
with developing an online or hybrid course.
University 101 Programs
- Online Course in a Can - This resource provides instructors with a sample syllabus, course calender, and
lesson plans that are adapted for online delivery. Instructors can start with this
resource and then further modify it to fit the needs of their students.
- Summer Workshops - University 101 offers workshops designed to meet the varying needs of instructors.
This summer, workshops that focus on strategies to teach online are noted with an
asterisk on the schedule.
- Instructor Consultations - Instructors can sign up for virtual 1-1 meetings with University 101 staff. While
the topics covered will vary based on the needs of the instructor, all staff are prepared
to coach instructors through integrating online elements into their course plan.
National Resource Center for the First-Year Experience and Students in Transition
- "Community Building in an Online First-Year Seminar" Webinar Series - Over the course of three webinars, Katie Hopkins, Sandy Greene, and Dustin Roberts shared
strategies to build community and create a sense of belonging in an online first-year
- The Toolbox Collection, Vol. 4: Digital Learning - In this issue of The Toolbox, Brad Garner offers strategies for transitioning to online course delivery.
- "Moving Online" Webinar - In this webinar, Brad Garner shares strategies for successfully making the transition
to online course design and delivery. Garner offers specific uses of technology and
interactive strategies that instructors can use to improve their online instruction.
- Resources from Meeting with Brad Garner - This summer, Brad Garner met with a group of U101 instructors to provide resources
and advice on how to most effectively engage students in an online environment.
The Center for Teaching Excellence
- Assistance with Teaching Remotely - The Center for Teaching Excellence is offering drop-in sessions, webinars, and
Blackboard support to help all instructors at UofSC with remote teaching.
- Consultations - CTE's Instructional Design team can help instructors prepare courses and provide guidance
on selecting the best combination of tools, resources, and teaching practices to develop
courses and course components for face-to-face, hybrid and fully online courses.
- ACUE- Effective Online Instruction Webinars - The Association of College and University Educators (ACUE) hosted webinars aimed
at helping instructors ensure quality online instruction. The recordings can be found
in the "Wrap Up & Discuss" sections of each topic.
- InDev Check-List - For sections taught online or hybrid, please be sure to follow the InDev Checklist
to ensure your syllabus conforms to university standards for distributed learning.
Please note that the University 101 syllabus template generally already complies with
these standards, but please take note of sections 7 & 8 which address the online language.