Below is a sampler of online activities from University of Illinois. Note that many of these activities are no different from the kinds of activities we use in our face-to-face classrooms. Instead, it is how they are presented and carried out that differs based on the limitations and unique characteristics of online courses.
Of course since online courses take place online, students have easy access to Web resources. You can use hyperlinks to create materials that provides non-linear exploration for students. Additionally, many support services are available to students online.
Faculty post a library of peer-reviewed, reusable, Web-accessible
learning objects at Merlot.org.