This area contains a number of teaching and learning tutorials.  Several of the tutorials can be adopted or adapted for course usage as long as appropriate citations are given.

What you want students to be able to accomplish upon completing your course serves as the guiding principle for designing course activities, selecting information to present, and devising appropriate assessment strategies. On a larger scale, the goals and objectives of individual courses feed into the objectives of an entire program, ultimately defining the skills and capabilities of a well-rounded graduate.

This module provides guidelines on defining clear learning goals and objectives.

This tutorial outline a simple and effective strategy for finding information for a research paper and documenting the sources you find. Depending on the topic assigned and the students familiarity with the library, you may need to rearrange or recycle these steps. Adapt this outline to the needs of your course.


One of the things you’ve already learned from experience is that when you mix technology with teaching and learning it becomes a complex process that defies simple explanations. Instructional Technology textbooks are jammed with theories and models, but the take-home lesson is that no one view of what goes on in formal learning settings, and heads is sufficient to capture it all.

Learning about each model and philosophy of learning gives you different windows through which to observe this interesting scene. In this tutorial you will take on a little of the viewpoint and persona of four educational thinkers and try to picture what they would say about specific web-based lessons.