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Pedagogy, Interaction / Collaboration

Do your online teaching strategies promote quality comparable or exceeding face-to-face courses?

  • Pedagogical choices of learning activities and interactions effective for student mastery of outcomes/goals
  • Multiple activities structured to develop students' critical thinking, analysis, reflection, collaboration and problem-solving skills.
  • Multiple activities structured to promote students' application of concepts and skills in realistic, relevant ways to engage with the community
  • Assignments effectively use external resources to facilitate inquiry and active learning, e.g., virtual library, simulations, gaming, and other web-based resources
  • Courses use LMS pedagogical features for facilitating streamlined content delivery and interaction.
  • Learning community deliberately structured using such strategies as discussion boards, group projects, group problem-solving, discussion of assignments, activities, or other collaborative activities, as applicable to the course.
  • The course makes creative use of a variety of technologies and teaching strategies to meet the needs of a variety of learners in understanding course content (discussion board, email, scheduled emails, web hunt, digital slide shows, Power Points, Camtasia shows, streaming video, etc.).
  • Course requires student-student interaction, such as opportunities for student introductions and discussions.
  • Learning activities foster instructor-student, student-student, and/or student-community interaction and collaboration.