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Introduction to Open Educational Resources
Viewed 4419 times since Fri, Jun 30, 2017
What are OER, and how are OER different from other resources? The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation defines Open Educational Resources as teaching, learning, and research resources that reside in the public domain or have been released under an... Read More
Instructional Design: Course Review Checklist
Viewed 2404 times since Fri, Jun 23, 2017
The UNH Course Review Checklist is a tool for faculty and course designers to use as a checklist or a self or peer review tool for online / hybrid courses. The checklist can be applied to any course that utilizes an online component. The Course... Read More
Course Profile: Flipped Classroom
Viewed 1933 times since Fri, May 15, 2015
Instructional Profile: Flipped Classroom Profile “Flipped classroom is a form of blended learning which brings an interactive engagement pedagogy to classrooms by having students learn content online, usually at home, and homework is done in class... Read More
myCourses Design Best Practices
Viewed 1561 times since Fri, Sep 18, 2015
Use Modules to organize content Students can track their learning more easily with a structure based on units or time rather than content types (documents, links, assessments). Students can also expand the module they are currently in and collapse... Read More
Course Profile: Online
Viewed 1432 times since Fri, May 15, 2015
Profile Course delivered entirely online, with no required face-to-face meetings on campus. The course is largely asynchronous, but some synchronous sessions may take place online.  Office hours or meetings with students are done virtually.  Best... Read More
Course Profile: Hybrid
Viewed 1118 times since Fri, May 15, 2015
Profile In a hybrid course, some of the traditional face-to-face activities are replaced by online activities. In a well-designed hybrid course, online activities and in-classroom activities are integrated with each other, and they reinforce each... Read More
Course Profile: Large Lecture
Viewed 1032 times since Fri, May 15, 2015
Profile Large classes provide a challenging environment to student and instructor alike.   Here are a handful of solutions for instructors to consider when teaching a large class of 60 students or more. Best Practices  Active Learning With many... Read More
Accessibility: Guidelines and Checklist
Viewed 1018 times since Thu, Mar 2, 2017
UNH has an obligation under the law to ensure all students have access to course materials. Providing content with varied access modalities helps all students succeed, not just those with identified disabilities. It is easier to design accessible... Read More
Accessibility: Consultation and Course Design
Viewed 932 times since Thu, Dec 8, 2016
UNH AT Instructional Design and Development Accessibility Consultation Instructional Design and Development (IDD) consults with faculty and others in the University of New Hampshire community on best practices for accessibility in pedagogy in the... Read More
Accessibility: Creating Accessible Documents
Viewed 922 times since Thu, Mar 2, 2017
When you create electronic documents using Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, Adobe Acrobat, or other tools, it is very important to follow some basic steps so your documents will be accessible to all students with and without disabilities.... Read More
Accessibility: Accessible Course Design
Viewed 906 times since Fri, Mar 3, 2017
“Ensuring an accessible and pleasant experience to all users, regardless of disability, is a key focus of Canvas” - One of the major reasons that we encourage the use of the Learning Management System at The University of New Hampshire is to... Read More
Frequently Asked Questions for UNH Online and Adjunct Faculty
Viewed 110 times since Tue, Apr 2, 2019
Instructional Design and Development team provides support for online/adjunct faculty who teaches at University of New Hampshire. This FAQs contains information to solve common problems that you encounter.   Q: Who should I contact to get my UNH... Read More
Top Teaching Challenges
Viewed 110 times since Tue, Apr 9, 2019
The following list contains information of some top teaching challenges that UNH faculty encountered and helpful strategies that can help to overcome those challenges. How do I get students to come to class prepared, and do the readings before... Read More