GRED 64600


Teaching and Learning Online

CRN 3975, 1 credit

June 9 - 13, MTWRF, 10:00a - 12:00p

NOTE: this is a fully online course. There are no face-to-face meetings.

Taught by Dr. Sherry Clouser,
Assistant Director of Learning Technologies, University of Georgia

In this course, participants will explore the foundations of teaching and learning online, including understanding online students and planning to teach online. We will also consider variations of teaching online, from web-based complements to blended courses to massively open online courses (MOOCs).

BOOK: Essential Elements: Prepare, Design, and Teach Your Online Course (provided by the Kaneb Center)

Course Topics

  1. Overview of online learning - definitions, brief history
  2. Active learning and Assessment in online courses - activities and assessment strategies
  3. Facilitating and Managing online courses - instructor roles and responsibilities
  4. Research and Professional development - exploring online resources for continuing professional development following the course


  • Synchronous (live) online meetings with Dr. Clouser each morning via Blackboard Collaborate
  • Synchronous and asynchronous small group activities
  • Asynchronous class discussions each afternoon/evening via Sakai
  • Independent reading and web site review each afternoon/evening