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Explore the Getting Started pages to get oriented with blended, hybrid and online learning. In this section you will learn:

At first, start small! There is a learning curve to any new technique, so rather than tackle an entirely new scheme (like completely flipping the classroom), first try to integrate certain elements (such as recording short supplemental videos on occasion).”Kyle Montgomery, Electrical Engineering

Why Teach with Technology?

What does it mean to teach with technology? When we think about teaching with technology, we often think first of sophisticated gadgetry and cutting-edge software. After all, with the increased ubiquity of laptops, tablets, and cell phones in our...

Ten Promising Practices for Teaching with Technology

Research on teaching and learning in online environments provides insights into practices that contribute to successful and satisfying experiences for students and instructors. These practices, compiled by Boettcher and Conrad (2010) , capture much of...

Technology-Enhanced Course Approaches

How are "online," "hybrid" and "blended" courses distinguished? At UC Davis, we think about learning environments on a continuum from fully face-to-face to fully online , with blended and hybrid learning environments somewhere in the middle. In ...

Teaching Phases in Technology-Enhanced Courses

What is the “flow” of an online or hybrid course? Designing a hybrid or online course is different than developing a face-to-face course, but there are also major differences in teaching. This page provides information about these teaching phases. In “Th...

Creating Presence

How can I create presence online? Presence is one aspect of teaching online that is very different from face-to-face teaching. Presence can be most simply described as “being there,” and refers to the degree to which you feel that you and the people you...

Advice for Teaching Assistants

Ten Tips for Graduate Students Teaching Online In hybrid and online courses, graduate teaching assistants (TAs) are often essential to the successful execution of a course. Here are some strategies for teaching assistants (written by UC Davis teaching...

Maximizing Course Management Systems

What is a course management system? You may have never heard the term “course management system” before, but you’ve probably heard about (and extensively used) UC Davis Canvas, the UC Davis learning management system since 2016. Broadly defined, a cou...