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Orientation to Online Learning: Preparing Students for Initial and Ongoing Success Across the Curriculum

Streamlining Comprehensive and Personalized Assessment Feedback Increases Student Satisfaction and Retention

Online Teaching and Learning: Creating Communities of Practice to Enhance Student Success and Increase Class Retention

Creating Content and Assessment Choices to Enhance Student Learning and Success in Online Classes

Media Articles 

Do you know how to protect your home from burglars when you are away? I've contributed three sections to the article "How to Burglar Proof Your Home" at For lots more about personal safety, check out my ebook Personal Safety and Self Defense.

Teach Online and Travel: How Technology Devices Work Together for Efficient Work Management

Teach Online and RV Travel: Setting Up A Travel Office

Teach Online and RV Travel: Effective and Efficient Remote Work Strategies

Design and Teach Your Own Online Course


Highlighting 10 Creative Professors Teaching at Online Universities

All I Ever Wanted to do was Teach Online

Success as an Online Teacher

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Delisio, E. (2005). Get that degree from home. Education World

Myles, M. (2013). Success as an online teacher. The Buzz.

Nixon, T. (2003). Bears' Guide to Earning High School Diplomas Nontraditionally: 
A Guide to More Than 500 Diploma Programs and Schools. Ten Speed Press

Quinn, B. (2009). Highlighting 10 Creative Professors Teaching at Online Universities.

Schiller, M. (2003). What to Pack When You Move Online: Discussion-Facilitation Strategies.  Exchanges: The Online Journal of Teaching and Learning in the CSU

Woolsy, M. (2002). The problem with bullies. News For Kids. Atlanta Journal-Constitution. 

Yu, V. (2010). A talk with online professor Leslie Bowman. Udemy: San Francisco


50 Best Blogs for Online Educators (2011).

Kovalchick, A., Dawson K. (2004). Education and Technology: An Encyclopedia, Volume 1.

Education and Information Technology Digital Library (2013).  Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education

Explore Teaching Strategies (2012) CITES. University of Illinois.

InfoGuide (2012). Colloquia Resources. Pierce Library. 

Jusri, D. (2003). Significance of online teaching vs. face-to-face: Similarities and differences. In A. Rossett (Ed.), Proceedings of World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2003 (pp. 1044-1047). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.

Mulka, L. (2012). Checklist for Evaluating Elearning Courses. 

Online Learning Helpzone (2013). Renton Technical College LibGuides.

Online Teaching Resources. How To Teach Online (ELearning Sites).

Preparing Students for Online Learning (2010).

Rich, C. How to Train Teachers To Teach High School Online. Online Education. eHow Education.

RTC Library Materials for Online Learning and Teaching (2011). Renton Technical College Library Guides.

Smith, T. (2005) Asynchronous discussion. Illinois Online Network.

Teaching Online Courses: MVCC Libraries Resources. (2012). MVCC Libraries.

Use of Online Discussions (Aka Bulletin Boards) (2012) CITES. University of Illinois. 
Wong, P. (2003). Tips for facilitating online asynchronous discussion. Valley City State University.

Zahner, J., Sterling, S. (2005) Donning the Wizard's Hats: Online Students Learn to Teach Online. Distance Learning Magazine 2(1) USDLA

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