Excellent online teaching practices

Submit a 3 minute video and win an iPad Mini

You are already a winner!

That is, you win by helping learners every day. This video contest gathers your effective practices for online teaching that enhance student learning. As an online instructor, you have a range of innovative and exciting online learning resources and techniques.We invite you to submit a video for a chance to win an iPad mini. Everyone who enters will earn an entry for each video submitted into a random drawing for the prize.

The fine print

By submitting your video clip, you agree to a Creative Commons 3.0 License (CC-BY), which also means that video creators should be careful about permissions for their content.

The ownership of any video submitted is retained by the person who creates and/or submits it. This person gives Academic Partnerships Faculty eCommons the right to post the video and use it to promote the efforts of the organization, including posting on Academic Partnerships Faculty eCommons.

Deadline Each video and its entry form must be submitted by 11:59pm on Friday, March 29, 2013.


Videos should

  • Explain or demonstrate an effective practice in online teaching and learning for higher education that you have implemented in an online course
  • Be 3 minutes or less
  • Be exciting and compelling
  • Please, no contentious or inappropriate content (e.g., profanity)
  • Use one of the following formats: .avi, .m4v, .mov, .mp4, or .wmv
  • Be no more than 40MB