Best practices for teaching onlinePresentation Transcript
Online LearningBest PracticesA Literature ReviewBy Catherine Scholl
Grace RubensteinTen Takeaway Tips for OnlineLearning
Tip Number 1Make it Interactive
Tip Number 2Let students pace themselves.
Tip Number 3Respond quickly.
Tip Number 4Communicate informally.
Tip Number 5Make the most of the medium.
Tip Number 6Encourage collaboration.
Tip Number 7Conduct live meetingsonlyas necessary.
Tip Number 8Stay Connected.
Tip Number 9Manage your time well.
My Tip Number 10Use a well structured coursemanagement system such asMoodle.
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Works Cited Continued• Rukobo, E. Z., Penfold, A., & Adler, C. R. (2013, January 17). A FacilitatorsGuide for the Online Course: what Education Should Know About VirtualEducation. Retrieved June 17, 2013, from Center on Instruction website:http://www.centeroninstruction.org/files/Facilitator%27s%20Guide%20for%20Online%20Course%20What%20Ed%20Leaders%20Should%20Know%20about%20Virtual%20Ed.pdf• VCU Center for Teaching Excellence. (2009, September 22). 7 Principles ofGood Practice in Online Teaching. Retrieved June 17, 2013, from VCUCenter for Teaching Excellence website:http://www.vcu.edu/cte/resources/OTLRG/03_05_7Principles.html• What is Moodle? (2013). Retrieved June 17, 2013, from Moodle website:https://moodle.org/• Wilcoxon, K. (2011, October 3). Building an Online Community. RetrievedJune 17, 2013, from Learning Solutions Magazine website:http://www.learningsolutionsmag.com/articles/761/