Improving Student Participation in Online Discussions

Updated on April 10, 2014 Online discussions are an important component of any course, whether it is online, on-ground, or somewhere in between. They provide a venue for student-student and student-instructor interactions, potentially enriching course communications and increasing course engagement. However, many instructors can find effectively incorporating discussions a challenge. A recent article, Structure and [...]

Faculty Focus – Special Report on the 10 Principles of Effective Online Teaching

Teaching online for the first time is a little like trying to drive a car in a foreign country. You know how to drive, just like you know how to teach, but it sure is hard to get the hang of driving on the left side of the’re not quite sure how far a [...]