Teaching Online: Conveying Care

One of the most significant factors correlated with student persistence, success, and learning in online courses is the relationship between the instructor and students (CCCCO Distance Education Report). An instructor’s empathy, care, and compassion distinguish the quality of those relationships. This two-part blog series focuses on humanizing online teaching and learning. Michelle Pacansky-Brock defines humanizing as “a …

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Teaching Online: Humanizing Your Online Courses With Flipgrid

Consider replacing some of your Canvas Discussions with Flipgrids to prevent discussion fatigue. I have heard of colleagues who alternate between Canvas Discussions and Flipgrids each week. I enjoy sprinkling Flipgrids throughout the semester.