Teaching at a Distance

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The Center for Academic Innovation (CAI) provides faculty with services and resources for online course development, including those presented below. CAI supports the Creighton community of teaching and learning through collaboration in the development and delivery of distance, blended,  and face-to-face technology enhanced educational courses and programs.

Teaching With Technology

CAI is also here to support the use of technologies in your teaching and learning.  We provide professional development, training, and consultation in the use of academic technologies for online and on-ground teaching.

Foundations of Effective Online Teaching and Learning offsite
A certification course for basic skills and best practices.

CU Online Guide pdf
Information for new online instructors, plus basic concepts and best practices for teaching online.

Distance Education Mentoring Initiative offsite
Peer mentoring opportunities for individuals new to teaching at a distance.

Distance Teaching Standards offsite
Best practice standards for online teaching, in compliance with federal and accreditation policies.

Online Course Development  offsite
Online course development information, approvals (forms) and instructional design.

Teaching Technologiesoffsite
Online tools available for faculty and students at Creighton University.

Journals offsite
These journals focus on distance education for those who wish to publish or learn more.

Conferences offsite
A list of conferences and meetings focused on distance education for those who wish to attend or present.

New Faculty Development
A list of new faculty development offerings such as webinars, workshops and more.

Faculty Resources
Resources and support for faculty including BlueLine, BlueCafé, BlueCast, BlueTrain and more.