Course Shell Resources

The use of a course shell has a strong basis in research.

Burgess, V., Barth, K., Mersereau, C.  (2011). Quality Online Instruction – A Template for Consistent and Effective Online Course Design. Sloan-C Effective Practice. Retrieved August 6, 2020, from https://secure.onlinelearningconsortium.org/effective_practices/quality-online-instruction-%E2%80%93-template-consistent-and-effective-online-course-des

Cash, R. (2018). The Perfect Blend: Building Academic Capability in Technology-Enhanced Learning Practice Through the Use of A Blended Course Template. Capability: people, practice and frameworks, 26.  Retrieved August 7, 2020 from https://www.thescopes.org/assets/Uploads/5d6d29334d/SCOPE-LT5-FULL-DOC-WEB-REVISED.pdf#page=26

Cicchino, R.M. (2008). How to Assist Faculty with an Online Course Template. Faculty Focus. Retrieved August 9, 2012, from http://www.facultyfocus.com/articles/curriculum-development/how-to-assist-faculty-with-an-online-course-template/

Cicchino, R. M. (2010). Providing Faculty with a Consistent Foundation, based on the Quality Matters Rubric to develop Online Courses.  Sloan-C Effective Practice. Retrieved August 6, 2020, from https://secure.onlinelearningconsortium.org/effective_practices/providing-faculty-consistent-foundation-based-quality-matters%E2%84%A2-rubric-develop-on

Cincinnati State. (2012). An Overview of the new Blackboard Shell. Retrieved September 5, 2012, from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2eSdnGjvcUM

Hutti, D.L.G. (2007). Online Learning, Quality, and Illinois Community Colleges. Journal of Online Learning and Teaching. 3 (1). Retrieved September 5, 2012, from http://jolt.merlot.org/vol3no1/hutti.htm

Johnson, Elizabeth (2020) Turning Remote Education Into Online Education This Fall   Retrieved June 25, 2020, from https://www.insidehighered.com/advice/2020/05/20/how-turn-springs-remote-courses-high-quality-online-courses-fall-opinion

Lee, C. Y., Dickerson, J., & Winslow, J. (March 2012). An Analysis of Organizational Approaches to Online Course Structures. Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration. XV (1)

McAlpine, I., Allen, B. (2007). Designing for active learning online with learning design templates. Proceedings ascilite Singapore 2007. Retrieved August 9, 2012, from http://www.ascilite.org.au/conferences/singapore07/procs/mcalpine.pdf

Pappas, Christopher. “7 Ways ELearning Templates Benefit Online Learners.” ELearning Industry, ELearning Insdustry, 12 Mar. 2018, elearningindustry.com/ways-elearning-templates-benefit-online-learners. Retrieved August 7, 2020  from https://elearningindustry.com/ways-elearning-templates-benefit-online-learners.

Scutelnicu, G., Tekula, R., Gordon, B., & Knepper, H. J. (2019). Consistency is key in online learning: Evaluating student and instructor perceptions of a collaborative online-course template. Teaching Public Administration37(3), 274-292.  Retrieved August 7, 2020 from https://journals-sagepub-com.ezproxy.uvm.edu/doi/full/10.1177/0144739419852759

Swan, K. Shea, P., Fredericksen, E., Pickett, A., Pelz, W., Maher, G. (2000). Building Knowledge Building Communities: Consistency, Contact and Communication in the Virtual Classroom. Journal of Educational Computing Research. 23 (4), 359-383.

Techhub. (2010). eQ Project Strategy 1: Course Templates. Retrieved August 9, 2012, from http://techhub.chemeketa.edu/wp-content/uploads/eq/Course%20Templates%20Introduction.pdf

Valencia College. (2012). Quality Matters & Exemplar Online Courses. Retrieved September 5, 2012, from http://valenciacollege.edu/faculty/development/programs/exemplar/exemplar.cfm