20-Minute Mentors

How Can I Incorporate Best Practices into My Online Teaching?

For faculty teaching online who are in need of advice on effective online teaching, this 20-Minute Mentor provides best practices from an experienced online educator for creating and delivering your course.


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How Can I Incorporate Best Practices into My Online Teaching?

Developing and teaching online courses can be challenging. However, there are a variety of best practices instructors can use when both developing their online courses as well as teaching them that will enhance success and lead to a better course experience for all.

This 20-Minute Mentor explores seven areas of online teaching and offers best practices for success. You’ll get the expert guidance you need to take immediate action to improve your online teaching.

Learning Goals

After viewing this Magna 20-Minute Mentor, participants will be able to:

  • Describe best practices related to designing and delivering course content
  • Explain how consistency in course design and instruction can enhance student success
  • Identify strategies to use more frequent and varied assessments
  • Recognize the benefits of engaging directly with students and building community
  • Pinpoint active learning techniques that can be used in online courses
  • Understand how to more effectively use discussions in online courses

Topics Covered

  • Content delivery
  • Consistency
  • Assessments
  • Community
  • Authenticity
  • Active learning
  • Discussions


This program will benefit:

  • Instructors
  • Faculty
  • Teachers
  • Program Directors
  • Instructional Designers

Product Code: QM21FA

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 after payment has been received by Magna.

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If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase, you may cancel the order within 30 days of purchase and receive a full refund.