Useful Resources

Here are some resources that might be valuable in developing your online courses. Content sites have been included, but always check with your textbook publisher as some excellent Bb cartridges and other digital resources are now being developed.


Free Content Sites

Commercial Sites

Productivity Software

Conferencing Solutions


Basic Web Tech

Other Search Engines

Blog Creation

Wiki Creation

Polls and surveys


Online Teaching Books

  • "The Tools for Successful Online Teaching" Lisa Dawley
    Information Science Publishing, 2007
  • "Teaching and Learning at a Distance" Simsonson, M., Smaldino, S., Albright, M., and Zvacek, S. Pearson, 2009
  • "Teaching Online: A Practical Guide" Susan Ko and Steve Rossen
    Routledge, 2008
  • "147 Practical Tips for Teaching Online Groups"
    Hanna, D., Glowacki-Dudka, M., and Conceiciao-Runlee"
    Atwood Publishing, 2000
  • "Essential Elements: Prepare, Design, and Teach Your Online Course"
    Elbaum, B., McIntyre, C. and Smith, A. Atwood Publishing, 2002
  • "Facilitating Online Learning"
    George Collison, Bonnie Elbaum, Sarah Haavind, Robert Tinker
    Atwook Publishing, 2000
  • "Advanced Teaching Online"
    William A. Draves
    LERN Books, 2007
  • "Engaging the Online Learner"
    Rita-Marie Conrad and J. Ana Donaldson
    Jossey-Bass, 2004
  • "The Online Learning Idea Book"
    Patti Shank (editor)
    John Wiley and Sons, Inc., 2007
  • "E-Learning Games"
    Kathleen M. Iverson
    Pearson/Prentice Hall, 2005
  • Teaching History Online
    John F. Lyons
    Routledge, 2009