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Only Superheroes Teach [Effectively] Online

Only Superheroes Teach [Effectively] Online | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it

Every online teacher has a particular superpower. What's yours?   Online teaching already involves several non-negotiable core skills. 

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It's too true-you are a superhero if you teach online *effectively*-you must be passionate about your students and your subject..

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What Online Faculty (and Students) Can Do to Avoid Burnout

What Online Faculty (and Students) Can Do to Avoid Burnout | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
Online faculty are susceptible to burnout for a variety of reasons. Here are 24 things you can do to maintain a work-life balance when teaching online.
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Both online faculty and students have numerous ways they can take care of themselves!

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Ideas for Building an Online Community

Ideas for Building an Online Community | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
Let students get to know you, require interaction and other strategies.
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Suggestions: Add videos of the instructor, offer online web conferencing, create peer and small group projects, and provide video feedback, plus more.

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Taking An Online Course: Lessons Learned

Taking An Online Course: Lessons Learned | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it

While I am in the early stages of planning my online course, I am also in the middle of taking two of them! It made me wonder how many people who teach online courses have gotten the opportunity to take one? We've all taken plenty of face to face classes for years on end. …


Via Rosemary Tyrrell, Ed.D.
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I've taken many classes (short) online to find out more about a topic, but also to find out how other instructors teach a topic-especially if it's a topic I teach or want to teach in the future...I don't see how you could teach online without first taking an online course.. Yikes!

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Rosemary Tyrrell, Ed.D.'s curator insight, March 20, 2017 7:06 PM
Great article. Worth a read for anyone teaching online or blended courses. 
 
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Student Engagement Strategies for the Online Learning Environment

Student Engagement Strategies for the Online Learning Environment | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
Our faculty development unit gathered data from students about how engaged they felt in their online courses.Their comments helped inform our teaching. 
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Feedback, feedback, feedback!

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Pam Huff's curator insight, March 20, 2016 10:37 AM

Feedback, feedback, feedback!

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5 Must-Have Tools to Successfully Teach Online

5 Must-Have Tools to Successfully Teach Online | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it

Are you an online teacher or instructor? Are you planning to start your career as an educator?
Whether you are an experienced online instructor, an e-learning business with thousands of students or are a new author with a few screen-captured tutorials, educational content is your treasure. Why?

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