Ohio University

Pre-Recorded Workshops

The below videos cover different topics related to online and remote teaching strategies. For technology-specific workshop recordings, you can visit the Tools for Online Teaching page.

Title/Link Description Presenter Office/College
Options and Considerations Around Affordable Course Materials Learn about the options OHIO instructors have in the selection of quality course materials that meet their course objectives but enable savings for students. Presenters will review the pros and cons of a variety of commercial textbook alternatives, methods for discovery and inclusion, and the University’s support structures around these options. Attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions and explore discovery tools for their courses. Dr. Kelly Broughton, Eszti Major-Rohrer Libraries, OIT
The Flipped and Hybrid Classroom Rationale for using flipped and hybrid approaches in the classroom as well as how to go about creating engaging courses using these approaches. Dr. Meg Flanigan, Larry Hess, Jody Monk,  OII
Creating Assignments that Leverage Digital Library Resources: A Panel Presentation Three librarians share and describe examples of their collaborations with instructors to utilize library resources, meet information-literacy and course-specific learning outcomes, and effectively engage students in the remote learning environment.

Moderator: Dr. Kelly Broughton

Panelists: Chad Boeninger, Dr. Miriam Intrator, Hanna Schmillen

Student Development Theory for Online Instruction Introductory information about student development theory and actionable steps you can take in the (digital) classroom. Dr. Dave Nguyen and Dr. Cindy Cogswell



Intro to Online Teaching and Developing Goals and Outcomes for Your Course Learn how to conduct an analysis of learner needs and an analysis of course needs as well as how to write goals, learning objectives, and learning outcomes. Dr. Meg Flanigan and Jody Monk OII
Using Backward Design to Plan Your Courses Learn how to break course outcomes into module-level outcomes, to map your course, to determine acceptable evidence, and to plan learning experiences and instruction Dr. Meg Flanigan and Jody Monk OII
Creating Authentic Assessments Learn to create authentic assessment aligned to learning outcomes. Dr. Meg Flanigan and Jody Monk OII
Putting Your Course Online in a Hurry Straightforward examples, tips, and suggestions for how to transition to online teaching in as stress-free a manner as possible. Meg Flanigan OII
Course Layout Basics Introduction to best practices in laying out your course for keeping students focused on content rather than course navigation. Kyle Rosenberger OII
Adapting a Classroom Discussion Assignment for the Online Environment Ways instructors can adapt a classroom assignment to an online environment. Meg Flanigan OII
Methods for Engagement and Maintaining Presence in Online Courses Tips, tricks, and best practices for methods of engagement and maintaining presence in online courses through creative writing, media, and tools. Easy examples show you quick applicable ways to effectively communicate to your students online and personalize the course to make it your own. Larry Hess OII
Writing Good Multiple Choice Questions Multiple Choice Questions Part 1: Pros and cons of utilizing multiple-choice questions and simple guidelines on how to best design effective questions. Meg Flanigan OII
Designing Questions that Target Higher-Order Thinking Skills Multiple Choice Questions Part 2: Design questions that target not just factual recall and basic understanding, but students' higher-order thinking skills. Meg Flanigan OII
Creating Multiple Choice Tests in Blackboard Multiple Choice Questions Part 3: How to organize your multiple-choice questions within your test when creating it in Blackboard. Jody Monk OII
Qualtrics Overview How to create, distribute, and review the results from a basic Qualtrics survey. Larry Tumblin and Rebecca Petty OIT