Online learning provides numerous advantages to educators and learners. Flexibility and convenience for learners are driving forces for online course enrollment, and high-quality course design and delivery ensure that online learning is not a lesser alternative to face-to-face learning. Good online teaching takes awareness of key principles, self-assessment, and practice. How can you improve your course design and delivery? What are the essential elements of effective teaching online? WCET hosted an informal conversation with two experts who have written the books on online teaching, Tony Bates, author of Teaching in a Digital Age, and Shannon Riggs, author of Thrive Online: A New Approach to Building Expertise and Confidence as an Online Educator.
Our experts discussed:
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