Well-designed online courses and programs are critical to student success. The Office of Online Learning & Academic Technology (OLAT) is committed to developing faculty resources to meet these needs.
Online Synchronous Teaching and Learning Resources
Hosting a Web Conference
Webinar, video conference, synchronous online meeting, or virtual meeting; these terms are all synonymous with Web Conferencing, and hosting a Web Conference is the primary tool used to connect instructors with students for Online Synchronous Classes.
Attending a Web Conference
If your students are new to attending a Web Conference, you can ask them to visit our Web Conference Attending Resources page.
Minimum Technical Requirements
Online Digital Accessibility
Under ADA Title II, colleges and universities are considered to be places of public accommodation. All programs, services and activities must be accessible to students with disabilities, and accommodations must be provided in timely manner. Visit our Faculty Online Digital Accessibility page for more information.
OLAT continuously identifies Open Education Resource (OER) modules that can be embedded into online courses. Check the OER Materials page regularly for an updated list of OER modules, tools, and resources!
Online Programs & Course Modality Codes
Visit the Online Opportunities page for information about online programs and courses available at Tri-C, including a list of Tri-C's Course Modality Codes and their definitions.
As part of the Blackboard Learn LMS, faculty members have access to SafeAssign, visit our Plagiarism Detection page for more information.
Training and Professional Development
OLAT is committed to the continued excellence of our faculty by providing support for ongoing Training and Professional Development for online instruction
Visit the Glossary for an updated list of terms and definitions related to online learning.
Information and Guidelines
Additional general information and guidelines related to online courses at Tri-C.