with Information Technology
his page provides teachers with
practical guides and tools for designing courses
that incorporate information technology (IT).
It also includes carefully chosen sample courses
using IT components and critical essays on specific
Syllabi (Crossroads, Georgetown U). List
of hypersyllabi for courses devoted to some
aspect of American culture, divided by field.
Resources Library (EDUCAUSE). Searchable
library of resources, including campus documents,
such as policies, RFPs, and strategic plans,
conference papers, articles from EDUCAUSE publications,
and useful Web resources.
Teaching Resources (H-Net: Humanities &
Social Sciences Online). An index to online
courses and syllabi from U.S. universities and
Technology Connections (Martin Ryder, School
of Education, U. Colorado, Denver). Index of
resources divided by category.
Resource Page (Gary Lewallen). Index of
resources that support teachers and students
using computers in the classroom for a variety
of functions, including databases, multimedia,
microworlds, and telecommunications.
The Academy and the Corporation Teaching
the Humanities in a Restructured World (Alan
Liu, U. California, Santa Barbara)
& Learning on the WWW (Maricopa Community
Colleges, Arizona). Searchable collection includes
courses delivered entirely via the web, courses
that offer specific activities related to a
class assignment, and courses that offer class
support materials via the web.
with Electronic Technology (Michael L. Hall,
U. Maryland, College Park). Sites collected
on this page range from rather general and theoretical
resources to some instructive examples of specific
applications of technology to teaching and learning.
& Web-Based Instruction Links (Center
for Teaching Excellence, Iowa State U). Annotated
list of resources.
Lecture Hall (ACITS, U. Texas, Austin).
A well-organized series of links to classes
using the web to deliver class materials.
in Composition and Literature (Ohio State
U). Provides teaching resources for incorporating
computers into English studies. Especially useful
are sample class
activities using word-processing, computer-mediated
communication, and the web.
Writing & Research Lab (U. Texas, Austin).
Provides links to online courses as well as
student, instructor, and scholarly resources
for incorporation of instructional technologies
into composition and literary studies. Offers
Tools, downloadable courseware modules.
Global Gateway (Cornell U) Index of courses
with a uniform interface for accessing course
materials through the web.
Computing Unit (Oxford U, England). Publishes
the online journal Computers
and Texts, and offers a Guide
to Digital Resources in the Humanities.
(U. Georgia). An electronic listserv that discusses
theories, research, new paradigms, and practices
in the field of Instructional Technology. Posts
respond to short papers written by leaders in
the field. Previous
discussions are archived.
Computing (U. California, Santa Barbara).
Provides brief descriptions of campus initiatives
using information technologies for instruction.
of Instructional Technology (U. Michigan).
Provides a gallery of web-based projects as
well as methods and tutorials for incorporating
Learning (Microsoft). Provides case
studies, as well as (obviously) products
for implementing online courses.
of Case Studies (Crossroads, Georgetown
U). Reflective case studies about Faculty Investigators'
experiences integrating technology in their
classrooms, some considering an entire semester-long
course and others focusing upon a single aspect
of a course.
(U. British Columbia). Provides licensed web
tools for creating on-line courses with features
such as a conferencing system, on-line chat,
student progress tracking, grade maintenance
and distribution, auto-marked quizzes, student
homepages, and course content searches.
Wellspring: An Online Community of Distance
Educators (Instructional Systems Inc. &
Teachers College, Columbia U). Provides discussion
forums, reading rooms, seminar sessions, and
links devoted to distance learning, as well
as offering web-based courses.
- Bartelstein, Andrea and Anne Zald (U. Washington
Students to Think Critically about Internet
Resources. This online workshop for faculty
and TAs provides resources for evaluating web
- Embleton, Karla M. (Center for Teaching Excellence/
Instructional Technology Center, Iowa State
Course Material. Part 1 of a 2 part workshop
introducing the use of online information and
techniques as a teaching tool.
- O'Donnell, James (U. Pennsylvania). "New
Tools for Teaching." Offers practical,
step-by-step lists of ways to introduce information
technologies (e-mail, newsgroups, gopher, www,
moo's) into your teaching.
of Instructional IT
Course Web Sites
and Technology (Ben Attias, California State
U, Northridge). Course takes full advantage
of the medium: moo's, student web portfolios,
an interactive study guide, and newsgroups.
Also includes students' assessment of use of
IT in the course.
Through the Media (Robert Godwin-Jones,
Virginia Commonwealth U). Course includes student
web pages, discussion forums, live chat sessions,
and on line resources (in German).
the Subject: Gender, Sex, and Texts, 400-1500
(Martin Irvine, Georgetown U). Course links
students to readings and resources for research
on the web.
Aspects of American Life (Mary Corbin Sies,
U. Maryland, College Park). Course on the study
of material culture using electronic discussions
and creating "virtual" exhibitions.
About Cyberpunk (Tonya Browning & Mafalda
Stasi, U. Texas, Austin). Course uses Daedalus
software in computer-assisted classroom and
class web site for posting student writing,
responses, and web projects. One assignment
asks students to evaluate a web site and then
redesign one page in html from that site.
Richmond (Scott Nelson, College of William
& Mary). Text-only syllabus includes description
of web-authoring assignment and grading criteria.
Culture (Paul Halsall, Brooklyn College).
Hypersyllabus includes links to readings and
all class materials on the WWW, as well as student
Epic to Hypertext (Jack Lynch, U. Pennsylvania).
Hypersyllabus with links to some class readings
from Frankenstein to Cyberpunk (Martin Irvine,
Georgetown U). Hypersyllabus includes web-based
discussion forums, entirely digital written
assignments (no paper "papers"), group
web projects, and links to web readings and
Use of Discussion Forums
Assigned Web Projects
Labyrinth (Georgetown U). Provides organized
access to electronic resources in medieval studies.
Project (Tufts U). Acontinually growing
digital library of resources for studying the
Web (George Landow, Brown U). Contextual
resources for courses in Victorian literature.
(Miami U, Oxford & Rhodes College). Virtual
community for instruction and interaction (modeled
on ancient Rome) and collection of internet
resources for teaching Latin and ancient Roman