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Resources: Online Teaching
These resources focus on asynchronous classes – the traditional online course at Vol State.
Resources from Vol State
Resources: Virtual Teaching
These resources focus on the virtual classroom – synchronous class sessions. The Resources: Online Teaching section has additional resources on eLearn.
Resources from Vol State
Using Zoom and Video Conferencing
Thigpen Library provides online access to these publications.
American Journal of Distance Education This link opens in a new windowJournal of research and scholarship in the field of American distance education. Established in 1987 with the mission of promoting research and disseminating information about distance education in the Americas.
Chronicle of Higher Education This link opens in a new window Online edition which is published every weekday. News, information, and job postings for faculty and administrators in colleges and universities.
Vol State subscription
Use your Vol State email address to create an account for complete access to all articles from off-campus.
New Directions for Community Colleges This link opens in a new windowA quarterly journal that offers practical recommendations on current trends in the field of community college education.
Online access begins with Spring 2020 issue
New Directions for Teaching & Learning This link opens in a new windowA quarterly journal that offers a comprehensive range of ideas and techniques for improving college teaching based on the experience of seasoned instructors and the latest findings of educational and psychological researchers.
Online access begins with Winter 2019 issue
You can find more professional resources in the library's article databases and EBSCO eBook collection. Use the A-Z database collection to use these online resources.
Teaching and learning resources from TBR.
Through its partnership and membership with Frontier Set TBR is providing access to some resources from Every Learner Everywhere.
Work-Life Balance and Self Care Resources
Maintain a work-life balance and reduce stress with these recommended resources.
General education resources recommend by faculty
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Faculty Guide to Supporting Student Mental Health
The emotional well-being of students has become a top priority in higher education as mental health challenges among college students have risen significantly in recent years. According to the annual Healthy Minds Study (HMS), in 2021 more than 80% of students reported that emotional or mental health difficulties hurt their academic performance one or more days in the previous month.