Instructor Online Teaching Tipsheet
The following are a list of basic skills you will need to teach online. You will find that the more skills you have, the more comfortable you will be teaching online, and the better instructor you can be for your students.
Saving and finding files on your computer
Copy and paste text (from documents within the same program and across programs)
Send and receive email attachments
Use a Web browser
Print a Web page
Open and close a new window
Copy a URL from a site you are at
Move from TopClass/WebCT to an external Web site and back into the course again
Know how to bookmark or add a favourite link
Use the features of TopClass/WebCT
Here are some tips for your online teaching practice:
Always send an email to students to confirm that you've received their assignments.
Let students know how often you are checking the course and when you will be available for assistance, such as Monday night between 7 and 9.