Online Classroom newsletter has been helping educators develop and define the world of online education since its inception in 2001. Issue after issue, we look at the challenges and opportunities presented by this dynamic, fast-growing teaching medium.
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Learn several design and facilitation ideas to help you create a better learning experience for your students. Youll see examples of online discussion activities, including student posts and instructor feedback to those posts as well as an assessment rubric template you can use to evaluate the quality of your online discussions and help you adapt what you learn in this webinar to your own online courses.
Beginnings matter, whether you’re teaching students face-to-face or online. Find out how you can make the most of online course introductions. In this fast and focused session, you’ll discover how you can transform course introductions from ho-hum exercises in housekeeping into time-saving, inspirational new beginnings.
Asking the right questions can be just as important as getting the right answers. This is particularly important when it comes to designing for the online student. Learn how you can create a better online course experience. This pointed and practical session will show you how to meet online students’ desires without sacrificing your standards.
Gain a variety of strategies to create discussion board activities that your students find interesting and also strategies to effectively facilitate discussions and manage the workload related to reading and grading posts.
Gain a broad base of knowledge and insight to help you build a strong learning community.
Discover a fresh look at how you can help students sharpen their writing and function at a higher level of competence in an online community of learners.