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Asynchronous Online Learning Materials: Best Practices

This guide is for librarians and library staff that create asynchronous online learning materials, primarily videos tutorials.

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Vanderbilt University Brand Style Guide

As stated above, this Best Practices Guide qualifies as teaching and learning, rather than public relations, so strict adherence to the Vanderbilt University Brand Style Guide is not necessary. However, for those who wish to create content that is consistent with Vanderbilt Communications standards can find the Brand Style Guide here.

Vanderbilt Libraries' Intro and Outro Slides

The Asynchronous Instruction Team has designed intro and outro slides that are recommended for video tutorials. There are two versions. Version 1 features a line drawing of campus and Vanderbilt gold against a white background. Version 2 features Vanderbilt black and gold, the VU Libraries' logo, and no images. You can download them below.