7 Indispensable Strategies to Build Community in Your Online Courses

7 Indispensable Strategies to Build Community in Your Online Courses

Tuesday, June 18, 2019 | 1:00 PM Central | 60 Minutes

Students in online courses and degree programs sometimes report that studying online can leave them feeling isolated and unconnected to their instructor and student peers. However, this doesn’t have to be the case. Online instructors can utilize a variety of strategies to build and maintain a sense of community in their online courses and doing so will result in a better course experience for both student and instructor.

Learning Goals

Upon completion of this seminar, you'll be able to:

  • Describe the benefits of building community in online courses
  • Describe a variety of strategies online instructors can utilize to build community in their courses
  • Initiate a conversation with appropriate stakeholders on their campus about how to better build community in online courses

Here's What We'll Cover

  • Benefits of building community in online courses
  • Instructor as role model
  • Creating a safe course environment
  • Letting students get to know each other
  • Surveying student interests and using that to make connections
  • Using peer review and feedback
  • Creating social opportunities for students to interact with each other
  • Using video conferencing and other technologies to promote community
  • Having students work in small groups
  • Building in multiple avenues for interaction and engagement in a course
  • Letting students know building community is something the instructors in interested in and promoting

Who Should Attend

This seminar will benefit:

  • Faculty
  • Instructional Designers
  • Instructional Technologists
  • eLearning Specialists
  • Program Directors
  • Directors of Teaching & Learning Centers
  • Department Chairs
  • College Deans

PURCHASE

Your seminar registration includes the following:

  • A single connection to the live seminar (one connection per purchased registration)
  • On-demand access for 1-year after the seminar airs on 06/18/19
  • Downloadable PowerPoint presentations from the speaker
  • Written transcript
  • Supplemental materials
  • 100% satisfaction guarantee

For the live seminar, you can have as many people participate in the program as you like using the single connection by using a large screen, projector, and speakers.

There is no limit to how many times the seminar is accessed while available. Additional connections for other locations or branch campuses can be purchased for $100 per additional connection. Contact Magna Customer Service at 800-433-0499 to add additional connections for the rebroadcasted seminar.

MAGNA ONLINE SEMINAR PASS

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With the purchase of the Magna Online Seminar Pass, you will gain access to all the live seminars within a 12-month period. Covering a variety of relevant topics from academic thought leaders, Magna Online Seminars are incomparable in the way they promote continued staff and faculty development. And now, with a Magna Online Seminar Pass, you can get more of these seminars for less!

The Magna Online Seminar Pass is a sensible and affordable subscription membership that gives you access to every live Magna Online Seminar produced over the course of a 12-month period (minimum of 25 seminars). Purchase a subscription today!

CAMPUS ACCESS LICENSE

With the purchase of the optional Campus Access License (or Group License when ordering online), registrants may take the contents of the program CD & place the information on to a password-protected network, server, or web site for additional staff use. The Group License option is not for multiple or unlimited staff from an institution to connect & participate in the live online seminar presentation.

Product Code: PC19QA

Order the purchase plan best for you:
Individual
$297
Online Seminar
Group License
$497
Online Seminar Pass
$1,697
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