Magna On-Demand Seminars

7 Indispensable Strategies to Build Community in Your Online Courses

Discover a variety of strategies to utilize to build and maintain a sense of community in online courses and create a better course experience for both student and instructor.

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Campus Access License

With the purchase of the optional Campus Access License, registrants are granted a license to download the program contents to a password-protected network, server, or website for additional staff use. You will receive information on downloading the contents of the program within 3-5 business days.

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.

What are the 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

What’s included?

Your seminar registration includes the following:

  • On-demand access
  • Downloadable PowerPoint presentations from the speaker
  • Written transcript
  • Supplemental materials
  • 100% satisfaction guarantee

There is no limit to how many times the seminar is accessed while available.

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