Online Teaching & Learning Pathways

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Getting Started

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So, you’re new to online teaching and learning or new to UH?

No problem!

Here are some resources to get you started on your journey. 

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Step 01
Start with the

It’s always a best practice to review the basics of online learning and teaching in order to form a strong distance learning foundation. 

Did you know that the UHOIC has an interactive module that prepares you to teach online at UH? The Preparing to Teach Online at UH module covers the basics of online teaching and learning from the important policies you should be aware of to creating a course map for your online course! 

Learn more >

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Mahalo nui loa for your guidance! I enjoyed and learned so much from the Preparing to Teach Online module.

ESL Instructor

UH Mānoa

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Step 02
Need a

Whether you inherited an online course from a previous instructor or you’re starting from scratch, templates save you a lot of time. 

The UHOIC provides several templates that incorporate best practices, important UH policies, and general ADA compliance for you to easily get up and running quickly.

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Step 03
Get your learning

Join your colleagues across the UH System for exciting professional learning and development (L&D) opportunities. Ask questions, collaborate with other faculty, discover useful resources, and get inspired! Check out upcoming events below or visit the All Upcoming Events page.

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Schedule an Appointment

Complete the UHOIC Request for Services form for personalized consultation (available daily).

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"Ready to continue? Improve your skills in the next pathway: Beyond the Basics!"

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"I'm an experienced online instructor and I'm looking to improve my skills."

"I just need a quick reference guide to point me in the right direction."

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