Document Type

Presentation

Session Description

Two instructors with significant online and in-person teaching experience will present a number of ideas and strategies regarding developing online presence and fostering community in the online classroom in a genuine manner. In addition, the session will include an activity that will give participants a chance to engage in active learning to identify techniques that instructors currently use in the traditional classroom and consider how to transition these techniques to the online classroom.

Keywords

elearning, instructor presence, communication, online teaching, online, teaching

Audience Focus

Both K-12 and Higher Education

Start Date

7-29-2015 10:00 AM

End Date

7-29-2015 11:00 AM

Brief Biography of Primary Presenter

Carol Lacey and Renee Cedarberg are affiliated with Metropolitan State University. Carol is Associate Professor, College of Individualized Studies, Metropolitan State University. Online learning innovator and Quality Matters reviewer; adult learning leadership with Graduate Minnesota and Charting the Future Competency Certification and Credit for Prior Learning team.

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Creating and Expanding Presence and Community in the Online Classroom

Two instructors with significant online and in-person teaching experience will present a number of ideas and strategies regarding developing online presence and fostering community in the online classroom in a genuine manner. In addition, the session will include an activity that will give participants a chance to engage in active learning to identify techniques that instructors currently use in the traditional classroom and consider how to transition these techniques to the online classroom.