With the growing availability and demand of online learning, faculty need to ensure they deliver student learning outcomes that are undifferentiated from the face to face classroom. The resources below are meant to assist faculty in creating quality and creative online courses and assignments.
Task Force Report
The Sociology Major in the Changing Landscape of Higher Education:
Curriculum, Careers, and Online LearningCredit:
This volume, which is the final report of the ASA Task Force on Liberal Learning, includes 12 recommendations for the undergraduate major and three strategy sections to guide departments in implementing the recommendations. Bound copies are available for sale in the online bookstore.
Quality Matters Credit:
This site provides an overview of this frequently used online assessment resource. The creators describe their resource as based on best practice- based quality standards and appropriate evaluation tools and procedures.
This comprehensive site describes the principles of universal design in learning and helps faculty apply this information to an online context.
TRAILS is a digital database of peer-reviewed teaching resources. All ASA members have access to TRAILS. This TRAILS collection holds a variety of resources that are designed for, or easily adaptable to, online teaching.
A list of images, blogs, websites and social media outlets that are useful for faculty teaching online courses. The original list was developed by the Online Subcommittee of the ASA Task Force on Liberal Learning. The list is periodically updated by ASA's Academic and Professional Affairs staff.