Resources for Teaching Online and Supporting Students
General Online Teaching Resources
Improving Your Online Teaching: An insightful discussion of how to improve your online teaching from an experienced online instructor, Flower Darby. While some suggestions are ambitious, these sections are particularly useful: #2 (Be Yourself); #6 (Explain Your Expectations); and #8 (Provide Examples).
7 Dos and Don'ts for Post-Pandemic Teaching with Technology: A follow-up article from Flower Darby about adjustments to make to online courses.
Going Online in a Hurry: Chronicle of Higher Education article by Michelle D. Miller about where to start when you have to transition immediately to distance learning.
CUNY Academic Commons: Considerations for Academic Continuity.
Teaching Writing Online
Personal, Accessible, Responsive, Strategic: Resources and Strategies for Online Writing Instructors by Jessie Borgman and Casey McArdle: Full text of a book that discusses four principles for online writing instruction.
Online Writing Instruction Community: Excellent advice and a strong list of resources.
Global Society for Online Educators Open Resource Bank: Specific pedagogical suggestions, particularly for teaching first year writing online.
Project Cora: Community of Online Research Assignments: A Bank of assignments for research and information literacy.
Baruch English Department: Teaching writing online.
Individual Writing Instructor Experiences and Reflections
Sara Webb-Sunderhaus’s Twitter threads on teaching composition online.
Scott Warnock’s Online Writing Teacher Blog: postings on experiences teaching writing online.
Three Strategies for Teaching Writing Remotely During the Pandemic: Paul T. Corrigan's reflections on some strategies that worked.
Beth L. Hewett and Kevin Eric DePew with Elif Guler and Robbin Zeff Warner. Parlor Press, 2015. (Chapters 4 and 9 are the most pragmatic for us as instructors; there is also a useful discussion of different models of writing classrooms on p. 359-361).
Scott Warnock, NCTE, 2009. (Introduction only).