Facilitating the Online Classroom

Welcome to Facilitating the Online Classroom

This learning Module is designed for you to complete at your own pace. You should anticipate that it will take approximately 30–90 minutes to complete. The module is divided into several Sections that contain instructional content, interactive learning objects, media, and formative assessment activities that are designed to aid and assess your understanding as you progress. Please note that this module features audio narration, so you may wish to connect headphones before you begin.

About Facilitating the Online Classroom

Module Objective

  • Identify strategies for facilitating the online classroom

Module Overview

  1. Section 1: Creating Instructor Presence
  2. Section 2: Setting Expectations About Engagement
  3. Section 3: Facilitating Learning Activities
  4. Section 4: Conclusion

Before you begin the Module, you may wish to download this Job Aid, which summarizes the Module content. The Job Aid is helpful for organizing and contextualizing your learning, and once you have completed the Module, it may still be useful for reference as you implement the concepts and strategies you learned within your own digital classroom. You may also download this Reference Sheet of resources that are referenced within the Module, in case you wish to explore or extend your own learning.


NOTE: Section content is best viewed on a laptop or desktop computer.


Section 1:
Creating Instructor Presence

Minimum Time Required: approx. 6 mins

Section 2:
Setting Expectations About Engagement

Minimum Time Required: approx. 8 mins

Section 3:
Facilitating Learning Activities

Minimum Time Required: approx. 8 mins

Section 4:
Conclusion

Minimum Time Required: approx. 2 mins