Section B: Interaction

The 8 elements in this section address instructor initiated and student initiated communication. Key elements of quality course design covered in this section include regular effective contact, student-to-student collaboration, and communication activities that build a sense of community among online learners.

Peruse the links below to identify a variety of tips and strategies that support Section B. 

Empower Me! An Online Student’s Perspective
Real-World Connections Make Dynamic Discussions
Meaningful Discussions That Build Community Too
The One Thing You've Been Missing to Keep Your Students Focused on Your Content
The One Thing You’ve Been Missing to Keep Students Focused on Your Content
Course Homepage
You Had Me At Hello
Being Present for Our Students
Being Present for Our Students
Customizing Modules to Guide Student Learning, Byte-sized Canvas
Customizing Modules to Guide Student Learning
You Matter - online and face-to-face
YOU Matter – Online and Face-to-Face
Banning Boring Announcements - Byte Sized Canvas
Banning Boring Announcements!
The Power of Announcements - Byte Sized Canvas
The Power of Announcements
Designing for Quality Discussions with Participation Guidelines
Designing for Quality Discussions with Participation Guidelines
Communicating Your Instructor Contact Information
Communicating Your Instructor Contact Information
10 Tips for Creating Effective Instructional Videos
10 Tips for Creating Effective Instructional Videos
Supporting English Language Learners Online
Supporting English Language Learners Online
Student Info Form: Identify High Risk Students in Week 1
Student Info Form: Identify High Risk Students in Week 1