Resources for Online Learning

Resources for Online Learning

 

The Online Education instructional design staff is here to assist you. We provide a number of options for faculty to achieve excellence in online teaching and learning. Whether you are looking for ways to elicit more meaningful dialogue online, create a learning community online in your course, need help designing an effective individual or group assignment, or adding multimedia, we can help you as you design and teach an online course.  We encourage you to use the resources available in the Department of Online Education.

Please get in touch so we can help.

 

If you need assistance with Blackboard functionality, please contact blackboard@jjay.cuny.edu.

 

Web Conferencing Tools

Zoom

User-friendly Zoom is one of the most popular web conferencing platforms. All John Jay students, faculty, and staff have access to their own account.

Collaboration Tools

PlayPosit

PlayPosit is an interactive web-based video platform. It allows you to embed quiz-type questions into videos from other video platforms like Youtube, Vimeo, and Khan Academy. Data can then be analyzed on the individual or group level for educational trends in the classroom.

 

Voicethread

Voicethread is a collaborative, multimedia slide show that holds images, documents, and videos. It allows people to navigate slides and leave comments in with text, audio, or video.

 

Slack

Slack is a popular free communication platform with many features, including persistent chat rooms organized by topic, private groups, and direct messaging.

 

Slack

Slack is a popular free communication platform with many features, including persistent chat rooms organized by topic, private groups, and direct messaging.

 

ePortfolio

Digication is an ePortfolio tool for students to share their work online with their friends, teachers, and potential employers.

 

Microsoft Teams

An alternative to Blackboard Collaborate, Microsoft Teams is a persistent chat-based collaboration platform with document sharing, online meetings, and many other features for communication. Note: at this time, the college does not support MS Teams.

Creating Video

Video content helps students feel connected and stay engaged while remote learning.

Tutorials for Students

The following resources can be shared with students to help them transition to online learning.

 

ADA Considerations when Teaching Online

Resources to ensure your online class is accessible to all students.