Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Communication: The key to Success in Online Courses

It should come as no surprise that timely communication and interaction between instructor and student is one of the absolute key features of a successful online course.  Now, while student-student interaction is useful (it happens far too infrequently in a face-to-face class), it is the instructor's engagement (note that I did not say the student's engagement) with the course and the course participants that is most important.

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Professor Charles Evans said...

Here is some more detailed information about communication in online courses: Kristen Betts, Lost in Translation: Importance of Effective Communication in Online Education