Online Asynchronous Teaching Toolkit

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Teaching online comes with new experiences and special considerations for supporting learners online. This toolkit provides resources to support your new teaching role in an online course or your continued growth as an online educator. Click the links below to learn more!

Starting Course Delivery

Explore hub posts that aim to support your preparation of your online course and teaching for the coming term.

Ready Checklist – This downloadable checklist outlines considerations for setting up your course shell for your online delivery.

Share About You – Approaches to connect with your students and build a positive online learning environment.

Start Your Online (Asynchronous) Course – Considerations to prepare your online course.

Course Start and Tech Challenges – Breakdown of technical challenges you may encounter when setting up an online course.

Early Course Delivery

Explore hub posts that support your early course delivery activities and responsibilities.

Promote Learning – Approaches you can take to promote learning in your online course.

Engage Learners – Strategies to foster and support engagement in an online course.

Manage and Monitor –   Approaches to manage and monitor student activity in your online course.

Engagement and Course Work Challenges – Strategies to overcome challenges associated with disengaged online learners.

In-Progress Course Delivery

Explore hub posts that aim to support your in-progress online course delivery.

Assess Learning – Approaches to support online assessments.

Humanize Learning – Strategies to humanize learning experiences in an online course.

End Your Course – Considerations as your online course comes to an end.

Grading and Course End Challenges – Strategies to overcome challenges associated with grading and the end of the course.

Learn More

If you would like to learn more, we offer a variety of ongoing workshops targeting teaching an online course. We also offer a micro-credential, Online (Asynchronous) Teaching and Learning that focuses on key themes in teaching an online (asynchronous) course.

Discuss Course Delivery Ideas

Get ideas from Teaching and Learning for engaging your students and more in your fully online asynchronous course.

Get Course Shell Help

Notice a problem with your course shell? Get in touch with eConestoga support for faculty to troubleshoot your issue.

Revise Your Course Shell

Contact an OLC Instructional Designer to get support with updating and improving your existing model course shell.

Marcie Chaudet

Marcia Chaudet, Ph.D. (Biological Sciences), has worked in post-secondary education since 2010, supporting faculty and support staff with their teaching development. For the past ten years, Marcia has taught in the biological sciences in both university and college sectors. Marcia specializes in approaches that support students learning in hybrid and online learning environments and empower faculty to take risks in their online teaching.

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