When students connect with each other in meaningful ways, they become a community. Let’s explore many effective ways to foster student-student interactions in asynchronous courses that go beyond discussion boards!
Humanizing your online course supports the success of more students because it minimizes the brain’s reaction to threat, which undermines the success of many students in college environments.
Flipgrid is an asynchronous video conversation tool that adds the human touch to your online courses!
by Michelle Pacansky-Brock What is humanizing? Humanizing applies learning science and culturally responsive teaching to asynchronous online courses to create an inclusive, equitable class climate for today’s diverse students. When […]
Why are student-student interactions so important in an online course and what strategies are most helpful to cultivate them?
Coming from a culture of storytellers, I’d like to share a story that inspired this post. I was at my local supermarket in the northeast side of Los Angeles when […]
Identify at least two ways using Zoom for orientations can increase learner engagement and student success.
If students could ask their college instructors to do one thing, what would it be? What makes a good online class? This student panel archive has these answers and more!
Please click the play button below to listen to Don Carlisle reflect on how and why he records audio feedback in Canvas to enrich his online students’ learning. Or read the […]
Physical classrooms are part of our elementary school memories. Remember the ABC’s in the classroom, that scenic inspirational poster, or that poster from a Highlights Magazine? How about other instructional […]
We are a pair of community college ESL teaching veterans, world travelers, lifelong learners and former City College of San Francisco colleagues, who continue to collaborate despite our current North-South […]