Online Learning Update

October 10, 2019

The Importance Of Presence Offline And Online In Higher Education

Filed under: Online Learning News — Ray Schroeder @ 12:02 am

Marvin Krislov, Forbes

Presence means, essentially, being there. It’s something that happens naturally in physical classrooms. But in online education, instructors have to work to create it. Poorly constructed online courses can feel cold and impersonal; online faculty can feel distant. But in a well-designed course, where faculty work to be present, students can thrive. Studies have shown that creating strong presence and engagement in an online class—mimicking that personal connection Gabelli and I so value—improves academic outcomes and student experience. So how can educators make sure they maintain presence as education moves online?

https://www.forbes.com/sites/marvinkrislov/2019/09/25/the-importance-of-presence-offline-and-online-in-higher-education/#6765cd923295

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