Several professional organizations and businesses which support online learning and professional development are offering free or discounted services during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Illinois State University is an institutional member of the National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity (NCFDD). Please take advantage of the curated list of support resources they developed specifically in response to the current climate. These resources focus on self-care, transitioning to online teaching, and adjusting previously laid plans to current circumstances. Log in with your membership to access these resources.
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Researchers in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, including Illinois States' endowed Cross Chair, have prepared a document discussing the shift to remote teaching. It outlines principles of evidence based pedagogy (good teaching), how students learn, and considerations about these aspects when teaching online during this time.
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Magna Publications is offering a free collections of resources. These include articles on planning and preparation, teaching strategies, classroom climate, and student success, authored by faculty contributors from across the county.
The Chronicle of Higher Education offers an article collection called Coping with Coronavirus. Access requires creating a free account.
The AAC&U offers "Faculty Fridays" online conversations as part of its Quality, Equity, and Inclusion during the COVID-19 Crisis program.
Watch this free webinar (YouTube) from the Center for Organizational Responsibility and Advancement (CORA).
LinkedIn Learning has made several teaching and technology related videos available for free. Choose a topic use the Content list to browse the lessons. You do not need to sign in or sign up for a free trial subscription.
Learning to Teach Online
Teaching with Technology
Teaching Technical Skills Through Video
Teaching Online: Synchronous Classes
Office 365 for Educators
Microsoft Teams for Education
Google Hangouts Essential Training
Teaching Techniques: Creating Multimedia Learning
Teaching Techniques: Classroom Cloud Strategy
Teaching Techniques: Creative Effective Learning Assessments
Learning OneNote Online (Office 365)
WordPress Essential Training
WordPress for Education
Time Management: Working from Home
Productivity Tips: Finding Your Productive Mindset
Executive Presence on Video Conference Calls
Thriving @ Work: Leveraging the Connection between Well-Being and Productivity
Managing Stress for Positive Change
Leading at a Distance
Managing Virtual Teams
Leading Virtual Meetings
Microsoft Teams Tips and Tricks