Faculty & Online Teams

Leverage the Online Learning Initiative team’s expertise.

The Online Learning Initiative helps faculty and course teams explore a broad range of online teaching opportunities. Meet with the team to learn more about our resources and start showcasing your teaching to learners all over the world. 

Online Learning Initiative’s resources help you establish timelines, plan realistic budgets, and navigate or establish policies. The OLI team is ready to discuss strategies for creating partnerships and working with vendors, supporting students across their learning trajectory, and targeting and connecting with your specific audience. In addition to providing faculty and course team support, OLI helps you incorporate best practices in learning design, think through program and course assessment, and examine student support strategies.

PennKey Accessible Resources

Distant, Not Disconnected: How to Create Vital Online Communities

Finding ways to connect new students and other new members of our community to Penn can help ensure that returning community members maintain their sense of connection with the University.

How to Create Vital Online Communities 

Resources and Strategies for Teaching Online

The Center for Teaching and Learning and the Online Learning Initiative have created information to help faculty, instructors, and TAs prepare to teach online.

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