Tag: interaction with instructors

The Four Cs of Online Education

A school’s role is complex and constantly developing. What began as means through which to teach a trade evolved into a forum through which to impart knowledge. Today’s classrooms go beyond these original objectives and are intended to “prepare all…

5 Effective Ways to Communicate Expectations Online

Just like in a traditional classroom, a clear understanding of expectations is essential in a online student’s ability to excel in a course. Effective communication of these expectations is especially important because online students do not have face-to-face interaction with professors through which they can understand what they need to do.

Here are five ways to structure your online course so that expectations are made clear at the beginning and throughout the semester.

Using the Explain Everything iPad App to Give Feedback on Student Work

Explain Everything app logo

Explain Everything is a powerful iPad app that provides an interactive whiteboard for creating screencast presentations.

With the Explain Everything app, you can import documents, pictures, videos, sound files, or browser windows to your project, and then add drawings annotations, animations, or voiceover narrations. The final project can then be recorded and shared with other people.

Here are 4 examples of how instructors can use the Explain Everything App to provide feedback on student work.

Transparency in Online Education

“Transparency” refers to openness and communication among peers, and between students and instructors.

Watch this Prezi to learn about how transparency can be used in online education to promote cooperation and quality.