Build presence in your online course through discussion boards.
Monday’s blog introduced the importance of building cognitive, social, and teaching presence in your online course. Discussion boards are another great way to contribute to your students’ sense of presence in the community.
Discussion boards are a great way to build a sense of community in an online classroom. Learners learn in a number of ways but one of the most impactful is from social interaction. Read on to learn more about how to provide this space for community in various ways.
The original post from August also gives suggestions for using discussion boards as assignments.
If you are seeking professional development for your tenure or promotion file and you have taught a course either fully online or hybrid at least once, consider applying for the Spring 2023 QM Cohort. Applications will close on January 30th, 2023.
Join this Quick Hits session for a demonstration of the basics of Kaltura. You will learn how to upload videos to your Kaltura account, how to edit the details of a video, and how to embed a Kaltura video into Canvas.
Facilitated by Gray Jackson, Learning Technology Specialist.
A Zoom link will be emailed to registered participants, at least 24 – 48 hours prior to the day of the event. This session will be recorded and all registered participants will receive a link to the recording.
Review Clemson Online’s Calendar of Events page for the instructional development events we will offer in Spring 2023.
Contact James Butler with any questions about these sessions.
Clemson Online – Where Tech and Teaching Meet
At the beginning of a new term it is important to orient your learners to the course and develop your instructor presence.
Creating a discussion board is a great tool to promote online conversation and collaboration.
A banner image can enhance your Canvas course design and immediately let students know they are in the right course.