About online courses

Getting started with online instruction

This document is part of a larger collection of documents on online instruction from the Center for Teaching, Learning and Mentoring's Instructional Resources KnowledgeBase. See more online instruction documents from that collection.

About online courses
Designing online courses
Teaching online courses

An overview of online courses

How does the online environment impact teaching? How is teaching online different than teaching face-to-face courses? What knowledge, skills, and technologies are needed to transition to an online course?

These questions are explored and answered in the “About Online Courses” topics. Overall, the aim is to provide a foundation to build upon in developing knowledge and skills in online teaching. Review the following important topics to learn more:

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