Online Faculty Resources

Teaching Online

Online Course Preparation and Facilitation

This document outlines some of the basic preparatory items needed before an online class begins, and some useful guidelines for facilitating an online course. 

National Education Association – Higher Education Best Practices

The National Education Association website houses many resources that highlight effective approaches to teaching and learning, as well as articles about topical issues in higher education.

Best Practices in Online Learning at Wilmington University

A guide to some of the best practices supported by research.

Accessibility for All Learners

Some tips on how to make sure your course is accessible to all students.

Ten Principles of Effective Online Teaching

This article from Magna Publications provides many teaching strategies for the higher education environment.


Learning Management System Resources

Canvas Tutorials

Educational Resources

Below are various resources where you can find curated learning objects, articles, lessons, free textbooks, and research tools available through the WU Library.

Rubrics- This page goes over the use of rubrics and provides templates and examples.
Merlot II
- A multimedia educational resource for learning and online teaching.
Open Culture- A collection of educational and cultural multimedia.
Openstax- Free textbooks!
OER Knowledge Cloud- Searchable journal articles, reports, and more!
WU Information Literacy Resources- Wilmington University's Information Literacy Faculty Toolkit
WU Library Databases- Wilmington University's Library Database