Learning Theory Resources

Overview of Gagne's Nine Events of Instruction
Robert Gagne's Nine Events of Instruction can be used as a guide for the development of a lesson module for an online course. This infographic offers an overview of the nine events structure. Details and an applied use of the Nine Events framework is available in the following Sakai template site. Assistance with using the template is recommended. Schedule an appointment with an instructional designer for course design implementation using Gagne's Nine Events of Instruction framework.

Online Learning Resources

Engaging the Online Learner: Activities and Resources for Creative Instruction
This is a PDF version of the original first title in Jossey-­‐Bass' Online Teaching & Learning series. This series helps higher education professionals improve the practice of online teaching and learning by providing concise, practical resources focused on particular areas or issues they might confront in this new learning environment.

Online Education Resources
Links to various resources are available on this page from the Illinois Online Network (ION).

Online Teaching Activity Index
The Illinois Online Network (ION) provides this compilation of activities to help instructors plan their online and hybrid courses. A complete description of each activity is given, along with examples when possible.

Instructional Technologies

Instructional Guides

Open Educational Resources

The resources in this section are freely available through creative commons licensure. Resources include reusable learning objects, assessment and instructional strategies, elearning modules and more.

MERLOT is a curated collection of free and open online teaching, learning, and faculty development services contributed and used by an international education community.

OER Commons
OER Commons is a dynamic digital library and network. Explore open education resources and join a network of educators dedicated to curriculum improvement.

Additional resources are available on the HSD Faculty Development project site in Sakai.