WHAT IS THIS SITE ABOUT?
The site is of interest to higher education lecturers and other teachers who wish to improve their online teaching skills. It offers content in the form of articles created by practising academics on many subject areas and specialities. Everyone who contributes to the site is qualified in their subject area and many contributors are senior or principal lecturers, while others are e-learning or academic support professionals. Some of the articles are the output of Master’s level projects from lecturers studying online learning at London Metropolitan. However, we warmly welcome contributions from educators all over the world.
OPEN EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES
n addition, to publishing articles, we curate open educational resources, vet them for their usefulness, keep them current and include them as additional resources to accompany the articles.
SUBMIT AN ARTICLE
We welcome articles on topics which are designed to assist lecturers of all levels to get comfortable with teaching online from all contributors worldwide. The articles undergo rigorous quality and originality checks by an editorial panel and a team of web specialists curate open educational resources to accompany the articles. We welcome a heads-up on any useful resources our users find. All resources are covered by Creative Commons licences. We do the research open educational resources so busy lecturers don’t have to!
ONLINE TEACHING SERIES
In the Online Teaching Series, you will find four topics:
- Learning Design
- Feedback and Assessment
In the Learning Series, the articles have been categorised as advanced, intermediate or, beginner under topic headings:
- Developing Digital Learning Skills
- Applying Learning Technologies
- Web-based Learning and Teaching
- Facilitating Online Learning
MENUS AND NAVIGATION
This is a fully responsive data driven site which can be used on all devices which use browsers. The menu along the top of the site is self-explanatory. Use the links and search fields to find resources of interest to you.
SEARCH THE SITE
If you want to narrow down content selections, just type in some words you think most appropriate, and click the submit button in any of the search fields. There is one at the top of the menu on the right shown by the magnifying glass icon.
Be sure to check our FAQ for further quick help. You will find FAQ on the Support link on the Main Menu above.
There are many ways to find content on the eMatrix website, and we are continually trying to make the site easier to use and more useful to all in the learning and teaching community. Let us know your thoughts on what works best for you, we are always listening.