Establishing instructor presence is an important part of engaging students in online courses and encouraging student to instructor interaction. We will explore current research and best practices for creating instructor presence in online courses, quick tips in sustaining presence, and keeping students engaged.
o Investigate learning theory and pedagogy that has implications for promoting student engagement and success in online courses.
o Identify strategies on creating presence in an online course.
o Design assessments to engage students and create presence in an online course.
o Create course expectations and policies that facilitate instructor presence in an online course.
Quality Matters Standards Addressed: 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6,1.7, 1.8, 1.9, 3.2, 7.1. 7.2, 7.3, 7.4
Noncredit courses do not produce academic credit nor appear on a Colorado State University academic transcript.
Please note that there are no refunds for open entry courses.
Please note that this course is intended for CSU faculty, instructors, or staff.