Foundations in effective online teaching
This micro-certificate series provide foundational level skills:
- Teaching Online @NAU
- Teaching Online @NAU: Best Practices
Best practices and expectations
This resource provides a bulleted list of high-impact practices, features, and tools that lead to high-quality online teaching and learning experiences. It was developed by a committee of faculty, instructional designers, and campus leaders in online education and was endorsed by the Faculty Senate in April 2020.
Current trends in engagement strategies: intermediate micro-certificate series
The certificates provide intermediate level skills:
- Fundamentals in Leveraging Google Workspace for Education and Microsoft 365: MS Teams for Student Engagement
- Collaboration for Learning in Online Environments: an Experiential Workshop
- Alternative Assessments to Promote Engagement
NAU Online Facilitated Course Build workshop
An online-facilitated workshop to assist faculty in the process of building or updating an online course. Faculty are provided with mentoring, technical support, and research-supported design recommendations.
NAU Course Shell
The NAU Course Shell is a resource to promote standardized organizational features across Canvas Shells. The template includes placeholders and prompts aligned with Best Practices for Online Teaching and Learning at NAU and offers a short-cut to course building and design.
Course Development Checklist
This resource is a tool for faculty to use in self and peer reviews of their course design. It synthesizes content from NAU’s internal online instruction policies, Quality Matters Rubric, and NAU’s Best Practices for Online Teaching and Learning.
Course Design Documents
A helpful series of documents developed by NAU Online and Innovative Educational Initiative instructional design teams to assist faculty in developing their courses.
Best Practices for Online Teaching at NAU
Consult our best practices to reflect our commitment to providing students with high-quality and equitable online learning experiences.
The Faculty Symposium is offered Fall and Spring every year.
Learning Online @NAU
This self-paced course provides an orientation to online learning for students in technical instruction, and the essential time and self-management strategies that allow students to thrive in an online learning environment.
Self-enroll for Learning Online @ NAU
Learning Online @NAU for Graduate Students
In consultation with campus partners, a revised version of the Learning Online @NAU content has been created specifically for graduate students.
Self-enroll for Learning Online @NAU for Graduate Students
Best Practices for Online Learning at NAU
Consult our best practices for student learning and additional methods to communicate expectations in co-creating a high-quality online learning experience.