Journal of Information Systems Education (JISE)

Volume 21

Volume 21 Number 3, Pages 299-312

Fall 2010

Bolstering Teaching through Online Tools

Anil Singh
University of Texas - Brownsville
Brownsville, TX 78520, USA

George Mangalaraj
Western Illinois University
Macomb, IL 61455, USA

Aakash Taneja
The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey
Pomona, NJ 08205, USA

Abstract: This paper offers a compilation of technologies that provides either free or low-cost solutions to the challenges of teaching online courses. It presents various teaching methods the outlined tools and technologies can support, with emphasis on fit between these tools and the tasks they are meant to serve. In addition, it highlights various ethical, security and privacy considerations related to appropriate use of such tools. This integrated overview of various online teaching technologies can be easily leveraged to offer online as well as hybrid courses that are lively and more enriching to both the instructor and the students. Traditional in-person courses can also fruitfully use the tools and techniques mentioned in this paper to integrate recent innovations in online teaching technologies into the classroom.

Keywords: Web-based learning, Online teaching, Online teaching technologies, Pedagogy, Web 2.0

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Recommended Citation: Singh, A., Mangalaraj, G., & Taneja, A. (2010). Bolstering Teaching through Online Tools. Journal of Information Systems Education, 21(3), 299-312.