This week in my online courses we have been discussing delivery and assessment of content and how that is different in the online environment. In my last JOT post we discussed the modes of learning online and how that affects engagement. Engagement is an education code word for student motivation. How do you motivate students in
I started a second online course on online teaching. This is offered through PLS 3rd Learning The focus of this class is more of writing a specific course to be presented online. This week in that class we were looking at the modes of online learning. I have experienced the asynchronous/synchronous and the Self-paced format.
This week my focus has been developing a virtual presence in the online course environment. In my face to face classroom on a Monday morning I can look across the tired faces and know I had better ramp up my excitement if I expect my students to get excited about what we are learning. In
Last week I wrote a post Online Teaching Strategies Suggestion? After more consideration I have decided this would make a good blog series “Journey To Online Teaching” (JOT). I plan to write about my journey to becoming an online teacher in the fall of 2014. I have started my journey by taking the first of two
I am taking a course on online teaching and I would like to start a conversation with you all about online teaching strategies. I will be making a course at the end of this year and would love to have input from the DEN. So if you teach online or take a course online what