We are the Program for Online Teaching, a group of volunteer faculty helping other faculty teach better online.

Our focus is on pedagogy as the guiding force for using technologies for teaching.

Many of us are from MiraCosta College in Oceanside, California. MiraCostans may access the Teaching/Technology Innovations Center for technical help, resources, news and more.

The POT Network

  • POT Diigo group
    (see tutorial on how to save bookmarks)
  • POT Facebook group
  • POT Vimeo Channel (workshops)
  • POT YouTube Channel
  • Twittter (please use hashtag #potcomm)

Student readiness multimedia
Student readiness multimedia avatar

The following multimedia units for students can be linked from online classes. For more information, see the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office Online Education Initiative Student Readiness website, which also includes some mini-quizzes.

01-Introduction to Online Learning View
02-Getting Tech Ready View
03-Organizing for Online Success View
04-Online Study Skills and Managing Time View
05-Communication Skills for Online Learning View
06-Online Reading Strategies View
07-Accessing Your Online Courses View

Fall 2015 Workshops: POT F2F
Fall 2015 Workshops: POT F2F avatar

Tuesday, August 18, Room OC3102

9-10:20 am

Presentations and Instructor Presence

Join experienced online instructors in a face-to-face workshop discussing rewarding ways to be truly present to our students, and to create lectures and presentations that express personality while elucidating topics. A Program for Online Teaching workshop.

10:30-11:50  am

Student Discussion and Interactivity

Join experienced online instructors in a face-to-face workshop discussing ways to engage students in online classes, through discussion, projects and interactive work with materials. A Program for Online Teaching workshop.

Sign up on the flex page.