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Penn Librarians Teaching Institute

Online Teaching Workshop

This workshop covered:

  •  information about the teaching structures and technologies for Penn faculty and instructors
  • workflows for librarian-led instruction
  • synchronous learning strategies
  • asynchronous learning strategies
  • making instruction videos

Workshop document with links, activities, and community notes

Workshop slides


[8/7/20 - Video captions are currently being edited.]

Contact Katie Rawson if you have questions about the material on this guide.

Online Teaching Resources, Guides, and Templates

Instructional Design:

Instructional Design Template for Online Teaching 

Presentation Template in PowerPoint - Download or make a copy to use;  contact LTS for access to Brandon Grotesque font.

Verbs For Learning Objectives: Bloom's Taxonomy


Video Making:

Script template

Visual storyboard template

Extended video production best practices

Penn Librarians Video Making Guide - with MediaSpace and Kaltura Capture directions



Finding a Source activity (template)

Defining a Topic activity (template)

Finding a Source Google Form activity - From form, ⋮ (More) → Make a Copy



Library Instruction Post-Session Student Feedback Form (Google Forms) - From form, ⋮ (More) → Make a Copy

Library Instruction Post-Session Student Feedback Form (LibWizard)
In Springshare, LibWizard → Forms → + Create new → Start with : Library Instruction Post-Session Student Feedback Form (Template)

From the Center for Teaching and Learning and from Canvas:

School-by-school Tech Support

CTL Resources and Strategies for Teaching Remotely

CTL Workshops

Asynchronous Strategies

Synchronous Strategies

Canvas Info

Canvas Tools