Teaching Online: Communicating and Tracking Learner Progress
Teaching Online: Communicating and Tracking Learner Progress presents a clear and comprehensive approach for instructors to transition from an in-person to online learning environment.
Distance Education allows for a continuum of instructional support. Instructional support can positively impact the student experience and student success. To ensure learner persistence, programs need to think about how to best communicate with learners and track their progress. Teaching Online: Communicating and Tracking Learner Progress presents a clear and comprehensive approach for instructors to transition from an in-person to online learning environment that promotes student engagement.
Teaching Online: Communicating and Tracking Learner Progress includes practical ideas for promoting online learner engagement. Recommendations include focusing on core curriculum, with a link to the vendor website, where readers will find an excellent collection of online teaching resources (free and paid). Educators are encouraged to supplement content to fill learning gaps and develop their own classroom homepages. The resource includes links to content development sites. Creative ideas on peer-to-peer engagement in the online environment are also included and reference the National Immigration Forum’s report on mobile-first remote English classes for immigrant workers, a resource that be used by an individual teacher/instructor/tutor or by a group of teachers trying to develop or improve their online instruction.
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