Welcome to Instructional Resources
  
The content within this page includes step-by-step resources for the My.Wartburg eLearning system, Zoom and other instructional resources you may find useful. 

 
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My.Wartburg

Web Tools and Applications

Video Resources for Using My.Wartburg

Learn how to log on to My.Wartburg to find your class. 

Learn how to control student access to your course in My.Wartburg. 

Learn how to give and/or remove student access to pages and features within your My.Wartburg classroom. 

Learn how to save assignments to your file cabinet. 

Creating Videos and Mini Lectures

Microlectures are short (6 minutes or less), instructor-produced videos that are designed using a structured format to provide effective explanations of a single key concept or specific skill set. 

Learn how to record a video using Zoom and store in the cloud. 

Learn how to create mini lectures using Zoom. 

Learn how to add your videos to a YouTube channel. 

Learn how to download and use Screencastify for recording videos. 

Screencastify is a free recorder for Chrome. Learn how to add the extension to get started recording. 

Online/Remote Instruction Resources

Flower Darby, Assistant Dean of Online and Innovative Pedagogies at Northern Arizona University (NAU), shares strategies for faculty. 

Use the resources and tools found on this website to as you design your course, beginning with a curriculum analysis and resulting in a course map that displays the alignment of all components of a course.

The resources were created by UC San Diego. 

 

G. Wiggins & F McTighe, chapter in Understanding by Design (1998).

Review ideas for creating active learning activities in an online/remote classroom at this website created by the Illinois Online Network. 

The video explains why it is important to ask right, open-ended questions. It will give you overview for ineffective and effective question for online discussion boards, and some ideas of alternatives to the question-and-answer format.

Learn more about creating meaningful discussions. Also includes sample rubrics. 

Tips on creating discussion questions for an online classroom. 

PowerPoint Resources

Convert your PowerPoint presentation to Flash for sharing online or embedding in a webpage. 

IT Resources

Learn how to connect to your work computer from off campus locations. 

As an active student, faculty, or staff at Wartburg College, you are eligible to receive Microsoft Office 365 Applications at no cost (includes Outlook, OneDrive, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and more).