Essential Elements of an Effective Online Learning Experience | Faculty Focus | E-learning using open source ( hot potatoes ) | Scoop.it

By: Danielle Hathcock in Online Education


An online course is like walking into a foreign land with an entire map laid out, but having no sense of the land’s origin or how to navigate the terrain. How the instructor formats and interacts with the class will ultimately determine the student’s travel experience. The purpose of this article is to provide an understanding of how the elements of an online course are integrated such that they form a cohesive whole that creates easy travel based upon instructor presence, appropriate feedback, and easy navigation for students.


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