Teaching Online With Errol: Teaching Online: It Can Be Great Therapy If Done Smartly!
Written by: Errol Craig Sull
Sometimes a column grows out of an unexpected experience, and such is the case with this one. My mom recently died, and while I went through the expected grieving process and spent much time with family and close friends, I found my online teaching to be not only a wonderful sanctuary from otherwise not-so-happy days but also a great way to lift my spirits and help speed along my reentry into normalcy. In my nearly eight years of writing this column I have offered many tips, strategies, information, and tricks on how one can become the best possible online instructor, but now I want to share the realities of teaching the online course when a tragedy enters your life: how our teaching online can be helpful, and what pitfalls we need to prevent (and how to prevent them).
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- Discussion Board Assignments: Alternatives to the Question-and-Answer Format
- Extent of Faculty Involvement in Discussion Boards
- Personalized Learning in the Online Classroom
- Teaching Online With Errol: Teaching Online: It Can Be Great Therapy If Done Smartly!
- Tips from the Pros: Ensure Learning Flexibility
- Use Action Research to Improve Your Online Course