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Teaching and Learning Resources: Teaching online

Resources for Castleton University faculty to learn more about teaching strategies and best practices in higher education

Using Canvas

Resources for content online

See the

Open Educational Resources Guide

or the Sources of Instructional Materials tab on this

guide for resources with content to include in online courses. 

Tech tools

Using video

Salman Khan's TED talk about the creation of Khan Academy, a collection of educational videos offering instruction in math and other subjects. "He shows the power of interactive exercises, and calls for teachers to consider flipping the traditional classroom script -- give students video lectures to watch at home, and do "homework" in the classroom with the teacher available to help."

Castleton Resources

Resources on online teaching recommended by Chris Boettcher


Resources from the University of Kansas
Center for Online and Distance Learning

Textbook companion websites

Companion website to the book Essentials of Online Course Design A Standards-Based Guide (2016) by Marjorie Vai & Kristen Sosulski

Companion website to the book Teaching Online: A Practical Guide (2017) by Susan Ko and and Steve Rossen. Includes links to lots of resources.

Relevant journals

Journal of Asynchronous Learning Networks
Access is through Education Research Complete. Subscription resource.  Log-in required for off-campus access.

Journal of Online Teaching and Learning (JOLT) from MERLOT (Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching)

Best practices

Ebooks on online teaching

Books in the Castleton library related to teaching online

Finding library materials on online teaching

Subject headings in the catalog

Try these terms in your search

  • Education, Higher Computer-assisted instruction
  • Internet in Higher Education
  • Web-based instruction

Browsing in the library

Or browse in the library or online, call numbers 371.3344 - 371.35

For the print books below, click on the title to get to the record in the library catalog.  Then click on "Browse shelf" to see other relevant books.