Here are some links to helpful information that will assist you in creating and running your courses online. If there is something that you need but cannot find here, please send an email to Cheryl Kohen, Director of Online Studies, for review.
- Academic Integrity: This link will take you to the Academic Integrity page with information and resources
on Academic Integrity standards and how to handle these issues with students.
- Faculty Resources: Here you will find an example letter to students detailing academic integrity expectations as well as tips on how to handle academic dishonesty.
- Promoting Academic Integrity in Online Education: This May 2010 collection of articles from Distance Education Report focuses on how to promote academic integrity.
- 7 Ways Online Faculty Can Promote Academic Integrity: This short article from Distance Education Report provides seven quick tips on promoting academic integrity.
- Respondus LockDown Browser: This link answers the question, "What is and how do I use the Respondus LockDown Browser?"
- TurnItIn: You can enable the Turnitin.com plagiarism detection for your assignments. This
link has specific directions for enabling it.
- Copyright/Fair Use: This is an important ethical and legal area of concern for instructors.
- Copyright and Fair Use Guidelines for Teachers: This chart is a handy reference for what you can and cannot use in your classes and still stay within the law.
- Fair Use Law: Read the federal copyright/fair use law right from the U.S. Copyright Office.
- DSC Library Research Guide: DSC Library Research Services has a page dedicated to copyright and fair use.
- DSC Library Info Guides: Looking for specific information? DSC Library Research Services has a search page
to define what you need and help you get it.
- Open Source Materials: Need some new, fresh material for your courses? Check these
free repositories for shared modules and other resources, or contribute to the communities.
- OpenStax CNX: This is a free resource where you can search for and share educational materials in small modules that can be placed in courses, books, reports or other academic assignments.
- The Orange Grove - Florida's Digital Repository: This is a free Florida repository for educational modules and resources.
- To Share with Students: Success online starts with the student. Here are some resources
to share with your online students to get them on track – or back on track.
- How to be an Online Learner: This Checklist for Online Learner Success can help your students understand the rigors needed for success in online courses.
- Developing Online Learning Skills: Help your students develop successful online learning skills with these seven tips.
- Successful Online Learner Skills: This article provides great information for new (or struggling) online students.
- Top 10 Tips for Succeeding in Online School: Get the most from your online education.
- Citation Styles: The DSC Writing Center has provides a page with tips for APA, MLA and CMS writing formats.
- Tech Up: DSC Library Research Services has created a Digital Literacy reference for everything from Computer Basics to using various software. Also find information on Falcon Online and FalconMail.
- Falcon Online Myth vs. Fact (video)
- Online Tips for Success (video)
- Online Readiness Assessment: Helps students determine if online and hybrid courses are right for them and identifies key skills needed to be successful.