Skip to Main Content
Select Libraries are open. Online resources and support are available 24/7! Please see our COVID-Update page for reopening dates and hours starting in September. UW Libraries COVID-19 Updates
Online Learning Resources
Here is a partial list of materials focused on online learning that have recently been added to the Libraries' collection.
Advancing Online Teaching by
Publication Date: 2020-12-14
This book differs from other books on online teaching in that, in the process of offering guidance on course design and planning, developing outcomes and appropriate engaging activities, managing the workload and assessment, the authors pay explicit attention throughout to the distinct and diverse needs of students and offer effective strategies to accommodate them in a comprehensive and inclusive way by using the principles of Universal Design for Learning;
Blended and Online Learning for Global Citizenship by
Publication Date: 2020-10-25
By showcasing international, European, and community-based projects, this volume explores how online technologies and collaborative and blended learning can be used to bolster social cohesion and increase students' understanding of what it means to be a global citizen.
Designing the Online Learning Experience by
Publication Date: 2020-12-17
Provides instructors with a holistic way of thinking about learners, learning, and online course design.
Handbook of Research on Creating Meaningful Experiences in Online Courses by
Publication Date: 2019-11-29
Comprehensive research book that examines the quality of courses in higher education that are offered exclusively online and details strategies and practices used by online instructors to create meaningful teaching and learning experiences in online courses.
Handbook of Research on Cross-Cultural Online Learning in Higher Education by
Publication Date: 2019-04-01
Shares paradigms, perspectives, insights, challenges, and best practices for the instructional design and delivery of cross-cultural adult web-based learning experiences and examines adult learner characteristics and competencies critical for the design of these applications. Covers trending topics including virtual learning, culturally adaptive environments, and online education and is intended for instructional designers, faculty, administrators, students, and researchers.
Handbook of Research on Developing Engaging Online Courses by
Publication Date: 2020-01-31
Research publication that provides multiple perspectives on improving student engagement and success in online courses. ;includes topics focused on the online learner, online course content, and effective online instruction.
The Learner-Centered Instructional Designer by
Publication Date: 2020-11-17
Practical handbook for established and aspiring instructional designers in higher education, readers who may also be identifiedby such professional titles as educational developer, instructional technologist, or online learning specialist. Jerod Quinn, together with a team of experienced instructional designers who have worked extensively with a wide range of faculty on a multiplicity of online courses across all types of institutions,offer key guiding principles, insights and advice on how to develop productive and collegial partnerships with faculty to deliver courses that engage students and promote enduring learning.
Learning to Collaborate, Collaborating to Learn by
Publication Date: 2019-04-09
Taxonomy of Online Collaboration to illustrate levels of progressively more complex and integrated collaborative activities. - Part I introduces the Taxonomy of Online Collaboration and offers theoretical and research foundations. - Part II focuses on ways to use Taxonomy of Online Collaboration, including, clarifying roles and developing trust, communicating effectively, organizing project tasks and systems. - Part III offers ways to design collaborative learning activities, assignments or projects, and ways to fairly assess participants' performance.
Online Course Management by
Publication Date: 2018-03-02
Comprehensive reference source for the latest scholarly material on the trends, techniques, and management of online and distance-learning environments and examines the benefits and challenges of these developments.
Rigor in the Remote Learning Classroom by
Publication Date: 2020-09-16
Learn how to keep the rigor and motivation alive in a remote learning or hybrid K-12 classroom. Includes frameworks and tools to help you move online without compromising the rigor of your instruction. You'll learn... how to create a remote culture of high expectations; how to scaffold so students reach higher levels of learning; how to have students collaborate in different settings; and how to provide virtual feedback and deliver effective assessments.
Small Teaching Online by
Publication Date: 2019-05-15
Find out how to apply learning science in online classes using small and strategic changes to improve student learning.
Thriving As an Online K-12 Educator by
Publication Date: 2020-11-01
Thriving as an Online K-12 Educator is the perfect all-in-one guide to taking your K-12 class online. We know, now more than ever, that teachers have not been equally or systematically trained and resourced to make a sudden transition to online or blended instruction. This concise, accessible book collects time-tested strategies and fresh perspectives from experienced educators to help you smooth out even the most abrupt shift to technology-enhanced teaching and learning. With these insights into institutional supports, effective digital tools, equitable practice, social-emotional considerations, and beyond, you will be better prepared than ever to help your students thrive in online and blended learning environments.
Utilizing a 5-Stage Learning Model for Planning and Teaching Online Courses by
Publication Date: 2020-01-03
Cutting-edge scholarly publication that combines the instructional system design approach (ISD) with the current and emerging instructional technologies for planning and teaching effective and successful online courses. Also offers recommendations that focus on best practice experiences for engaging online students and motivating them to be active participants in an online class. Highlights a range of topics such as data analysis, educational collaboration, and student engagement,