Monday, September 16, 2013

Keeping Online Students Engaged

Nice resource published by an online instructor, Dr. Ronald C. Jones, on "Faculty Focus" today, containing helpful tips for engaging your online students.

Here are some highlights:
How do we keep students engaged in quality learning while operating within the challenges of physical separation in time and distance?

  • Get to know your students
  • Know the classroom mechanics of an online course
  • Be accessible and respond to student inquiries in a timely manner
  • Go beyond the university requirement of posting a brief, weekly announcement
  • Provide substantive feedback and positive critique. 
  • Inject some fun into the classroom.
Click the link to read more:
Keeping Students Engaged in the Online Classroom 

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