7 Strategies to Promote Community in Online Courses

| June 2, 2019

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If instructors are wanting to promote community in their online courses one way to encourage that is modeling the behavior they would like to see in their students. This can start with a warm and enthusiastic welcome message. It can include responding to student questions promptly and respectfully. And, it can include the instructor sharing personal information about themselves so students have the chance to go beyond seeing their instructor as a content expert teaching the class and view them as a real person they can get to know and relate to.

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Edcite is a free online platform providing teachers with the tools they need to create interactive content aligned to the Common Core.Edcite provides free tools and content for rich interactive learning exercises. Edcite allows teachers to create their own content, or mix and match existing content, so they can tailor learning exercises to fit their needs, and use them in the form of online assignments with their students. Teachers can use and share exercises with a growing library of exercise content.

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