Online Teaching Success
Online faculty know the challenges that can exist in an online learning environment.
Some challenges are not that different from a face-to-face learning environment, but
others are unique to the virtual environment.
At COD we are committed to improving our retention and success rates in online courses.
And while there is no "perfect" answer to how we can improve student success, there
are things we can be aware of and address as we strive to improve online education.
If we create courses with "connected explanations and examples," could we better
meet student need? Unpacking the Problem of Unmotivated Online Students
is an article from EdSurge exploring the idea of how motivational aspects can be
developed into a well designed online course.
It is important that faculty ensure accessibility for all students in their courses.
Unfortunately, publishers are not required to provide accessible resources and faculty
often assume that the course materials coming from publishers are accessible. This
article, Accessibil-IT: Interacting with IT Vendors
, from TechEdge has tips for working with publishers to ensure accessible materials
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