Course Design as Teaching Presence in Online Courses
Faculty often struggle with the concept of online teaching presence. Does “being present” in an online course mean posting a new video every week (or every day)? Does it mean hosting live, synchronous sessions? Does it mean responding to every discussion post or email immediately?
Actually, a large part of your online “teaching presence” can be built into the design of the course and can be as unique and personal as when you teach in a classroom. A deliberate and effective online course design also establishes your instructor presence when it focuses on delivering an effective and enjoyable learning experience to students.
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