Notes from the Field


A blog focused on supporting student capacity and increasing completion and equity

Summer Serpas
Summer Serpas
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An authentically caring instructor-student relationship is foundational to students' learning and success, particularly for minoritized students. A warm instructor presence that imparts empathy and awareness while building relationships and providing intrusive support is correlated with student persistence, success, and learning in online courses. In this blog, you'll learn how to build this instructor presence in online courses.