Online education student using an iMac with charts on the screen, at North Park

Online Education

Resources for Writing Learning Objectives

Resources for Developing Assessments

Resources for Developing Instructional Materials

  • Creative Commons provides free, easy-to-use copyright licenses to make a simple and standardized way to give the public permission to share and use their creative work.
  • MERLOT. Multimedia Educational Resources for Learning and Online Teaching.
  • MIT Open Courseware. Use this resource to locate materials for varied disciplines.

Learning Theories

Videos: Instructional Design Resources

Rubric Resources

  • Rubistar is a free tool used to create quality rubrics.
  • iRubric is a comprehensive rubric development, assessment, and sharing tool. Designed from the ground up, iRubric supports a variety of applications in an easy-to-use package. Best of all, iRubric is free to individual faculty and students. IRubric School-Edition empowers schools with an easy-to-use system for monitoring student learning outcomes and aligning with standards.
  • Sample Rubrics is produced by the Association for Assessment of Learning in Higher Education.

Instructional Design Models