Please find useful resources to support teaching and learning below.
Fostering Groups in an Online Environment
Please find slides from the June 5, 2020 virtual workshop facilitated by Megan Myers and Sarah Leupen, along with a recording of the session. A recording of the Blackboard Collaborate breakout session, facilitated Sarah Leupen, Tom Penniston, and Collin Sullivan, can be found HERE. A recording of the Canvas breakout session facilitated by Megan Myers can be found HERE. Refer below for additional resources available on supporting group interactions online.
- Carnegie Melon’s grading rubric for a group project
- 4 Things You Don’t Know About the Jigsaw Method (Jennifer Gonzalez)
- Small Teaching Online: Applying Learning Science in Online Classes (Flower Darby)
- Online Teaching at Its Best: Merging Instructional Design with Teaching and Learning (Linda B. Nilson and Ludwika A. Goodson)
- High-Impact Practices in Online Education: Research and Best Practices (Kathryn E. Linder and Chysanthemum Mattison Hayes)
- ODunlap, Joanna, and Lowenthal, Patrick. “Online educators’ recommendations for teaching online: Crowdsourcing in action” Open Praxis, Volume 10 Number 1 (22 February 2018)
- Kebritchi, M., Lipschuetz, A., & Santiague, L. (2017). Issues and Challenges for Teaching Successful Online Courses in Higher Education: A Literature Review. Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 46(1), 4–29. https://doi.org/10.1177/0047239516661713
- Bo Chang. (2018) Active Knowledge Sharing in Online Group Work. New Horizons in Adult Education and Human Resource Development 30:3, pages 41-59.
- Glyn Thomas, Stephen Thorpe. (2019) Enhancing the facilitation of online groups in higher education: a review of the literature on face-to-face and online group-facilitation. Interactive Learning Environments 27:1, pages 62-71.
- Hodges, L.C. (2017). Ten Research-Based Steps to Effective Group Work (IDEA Paper #65).