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)

Lisa’s online discussion technique

Slideshow with audio of my Weekly Discussion Two-Step technique:

The Weekly Discussion Two-Step from Lisa M Lane

Excerpted from our Adventures with Online Pedagogy workshop in January 2010, an explanation of how Lisa uses bifurcated weekly discussion, first with students collaboratively creating a collection of resources, followed by facilitation and guidance into constructing a thesis. […]

Strategies for Groups

Claudia Faulk’s guide from her workshop on 4 March 2011.

Strategies for Groups [.docx]

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Louisa Moon’s discussion rubric