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Library Resources for NSU Faculty

NSU Tools

1NSU Resources » NSU Learning and Educational Center listing of online teaching instructions and resources by college/office/school.

Online Teaching Technology Toolbox » NSU Learning and Educational Center sections on using Respondus, Zoom, Canvas, VPN, and Office365

NSU Copyright Support » Your go-to page on Fair Use, Electronic Course Reserves, Durable Linker, etc.

Training and Development » NSU HR's Telework Policy, Telework Support Resources, and LinkedIn Learning - Telework Course Playlist

Tools for Virtual Work » The Alvin Sherman Library's curated suggestions to LinkedIn Learning topics

Instructional Tools

 Microsoft Teams » Sign in to Microsoft Teams

Screencast-o-matic » Make free mini-videos

Piktochart » Free graphics/flyers/posters

PowerPoint Recordings » Record a slide show with narration and slide timings

Prezi Voiceovers » How to Add Voice Over to Your Prezi

Top Hat » Free online teaching tools for colleges with accompanying short how-to's and examples

Best practices for Online Instruction

The following are brief articles outlining best practices for transitioning to an online learning environment:

  • Chronicle of Higher Education Connect, Special IssueMoving Online Now
    • Includes helpful articles such as Going Online in a Hurry:  What to Do and Where to Start4 Lessons from Moving a Face-to-Face Course Online; and Live from My Living Room, It's My Classroom!

  • Chronicle of Higher Education, Special Issue: Coping with Coronavirus
    • Includes helpful articles such as Shock, Fear, and Fatalism: As Coronavirus Prompts Colleges to Close,Students Grapple With Uncertainty and 10 Tips to Support Students in a Stressful Shift to Online Learning

Tracking Public Policy